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 Ruth H <I>Knowlton</I> Boese

Ruth H Knowlton Boese

Death 11 Apr 2008 (aged 89)
Burial Bloomer, Chippewa County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 26007624 · View Source
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Ruth H. Boese, 89, passed away Friday, April 11, 2008, at The Maple Wood in Bloomer.

She was born June 6, 1918, in Bloomer to Wesley and Lavina (Deroscher) Knowlton. She married Gilbert "Gib" Boese on Oct. 27, 1937, in Bloomer. Ruth and Gib started the Bloomer Pop Factory in 1935. They owned and operated the Anderson Hotel and the Mile Corner Tavern. In addition, Ruth owned a yarn shop and worked as an aide in the maternity ward of Bloomer Hospital for many years. She enjoyed knitting, golfing, playing cards and spending time with her family and many friends.

She is survived by two sons, Gary (Nancy) Boese of Bloomer and David (Mary) Boese of Bloomer; one daughter, Judy (Duane) Coubal of Bloomer; one sister, Evelyn (Rolland) of Bloomer; seven grandchildren, Lori (Dan) Beach of Chandler, Ariz., Lynn (Jim) Stoffel of Chippewa Falls, Michael Boese of Bloomer, Jay (Nan) Coubal of Bloomer, Brad (Bobbi) Coubal of Bloomer, Kevin (Julie) Boese of Eau Claire and Amanda Boese of Chicago; 10 great-grandchildren, Jacy and Haidyn Moore, Austin and Chase Stoffel, Kyra and Colin Coubal, Katie and Drew Coubal, and Abbey and Conner Boese.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Gib.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2008, at 1 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bloomer with the Rev. John Backus officiating. Interment will be in the Bloomer Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday at the church. There will be no visitation Monday evening.

Olson Funeral Home in Bloomer is in charge of arrangements, 715-568-5250.

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  • Created by: James Seidelman
  • Added: 14 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26007624
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth H Knowlton Boese (6 Jun 1918–11 Apr 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26007624, citing Bloomer City Cemetery, Bloomer, Chippewa County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by James Seidelman (contributor 9118441) .