August Joseph Bose
June 17, 1934 – April 13, 2018
August Joseph Bose (A.J.) passed away April 13, 2018 at 83 years of age. A.J. was a native and long time resident of New Orleans, Louisiana and lived his last years with his daughter and family in El Dorado, Arkansas. He was born to Mr. & Mrs. William Joseph (Lucille Acosta) Bose on June 17, 1934. He was the youngest of five children and was preceded in death by three siblings, Warren Bose, Margaret Bose Dawson (Bob), Bessie Bose Cerise (Vic). He has one surviving sibling, William Bose (Marge) of Jefferson City, Missouri. A.J. graduated from Redemptorist High School in New Orleans and joined the Air Force to serve his country. He was an Airborne Radio Operator during the Korean War, where he was stationed at Châteauroux-Déols Air Base in France. After his service, he returned home to New Orleans to work at ExxonMobil Refinery in Chalmette, Louisiana as a Terminal Manager. While working and having a family, he continued his education at Loyola University earning his Business Degree. He worked at ExxonMobil for 32 years until retirement and continued part-time employment with Freeman at the New Orleans Convention Center. A.J. was formerly married to Mary Alice Ribaul Bose of Gretna and they have four children. Survived by all of his children, Dr. William Bose (Dr. Shelia Palmer) of Mobile, Alabama; Robert Bose of Covington, Louisiana; Bernard Bose of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Mary Bose Anreder (Dr. Michael Anreder) of El Dorado, Arkansas. He has eight grandchildren, Mercedes Bose Klebba (Danny), Jake Bose, Jane Bose, Alex Schexnaydre, Bobby Bose, Sophia Anreder, Juliet Anreder & Max Anreder, two great grandchildren, Dylan Bose & Lydia Klebba, and many nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass will be said in his honor on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 11am at Holy Redeemer Church. Following the funeral Mass Military Honors will be presented by the Honor Guard of Little Rock Air Force Base in the parish hall. Memorials may be made to Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 440 W. Main St, El Dorado, AR 71730; The South Arkansas Center on Aging, 106 W. Main, Suite 310, El Dorado, AR 71730 or Life Touch Hospice, 2301 Champagnolle Rd, El Dorado, AR 71730.
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- Funeral Mass Friday, April 20, 2018
August Joseph Bose
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April 18, 2018
My Condolence to the Family I'm sorry for loss of your Father. I pray that God will continue strength in you time of bereavement. It was a great pleasure knowing your Father taking of him while he was at Ella Manor.