Dick H. Bosma

March 10, 1928February 1, 2013

Dick H. Bosma, 84, of Newburgh, passed away Friday, February 01, 2013, at Deaconess Gateway Heart Hospital. He was born March 10, 1928, in Munster, IN.

He was a Carpenter Contractor and started Bosma Construction with his two sons, Steven and Alan in 1964; he worked there until retirement in 1995. Dick was a faithful member of Chandler Nazarene Church. He was Sunday School Superintendent and also served on church boards for 45 years. He was president of Chandler Holiness Camp for 13 years.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Marie Lutz, Catherine Lutz; and brother, Garrett Bosma.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Marilyn; daughter, Brenda (Leroy) Hartz; sons, Steve (Dawn) and Alan (Julie) Bosma; grandchildren, Brian (Kathy) and Brent (Shannon) Hartz, Shannon (Bill) Casey, Scott (Claire) Bosma, Rachel Short, Laura (Justin) Govanus, Brandi (Matthew) Elpers, and Brooke (Chris) Baker; great grandchildren, Zayne, Ian, Brooks and Ashley Hartz, Harman, Hayden, and Heston Casey, Henry Bosma, Ella and Owen Elpers, and Jagger Burns; sisters, Klazina Miller and Johanna Gentry.

Services will be 1:00 PM, Monday, February 4, 2013, at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, officiated by Rev. Kenton Daugherty and Rev. Dennis King, with burial at Maple Grove Cemetery in Boonville. Friends may visit Sunday, 1-6 PM and Monday, 11:00 AM until service time at the funeral home.


  • Visitation Sunday, February 3, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, February 4, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 4, 2013

Dick H. Bosma

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Danny Bullock

February 9, 2013

I had no idea, just found out a few minutes ago while searching around on line. So sorry.

Pam & Chuck Thomas

February 7, 2013

Thinking of you at this time of your loss. I know that Dave was there to meet him and chat about what has been going on over the past 9 year. You are in our prayers. I pray that mom and you get to visit soon.

Pat VanLandingham

February 7, 2013

So sorry to hear about Dick's passing, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Miss everyone very much...

Jim Thomas and German American Family

February 5, 2013

Alan & Family......
You have our prayers and Sympathy,
We realize that you,your family and our community will miss your Dad. Certainly your Dad is with the Lord and he blessed many people with building them a quality home. What a wonderful example he left for you and all of us that working hard and being honest is so critical to life itself.

Bob and Tracy Stanton

February 5, 2013

So sorry to hear of you loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bosma family.

John and Karen Peninger

February 4, 2013

To All the Bosma Family,
We are so very sorry to learn of the loss of your father, Dick and although we are never ready to let them go, we hope you will find comfort in that he is with his heavenly Father. All of you will remain in our thoughts and heartfelt prayers.

Mae Redman and Family

February 4, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Barbara & Al Maldonado

February 3, 2013

To the Bosma family: We are very sorry to hear of the loss of Dick. He was always a good guy and always ready to help out when needed. Our sympathy and prayers are with all the family.

Bernard & Sherry Owens

February 3, 2013

MArilyn we are so sorry for your loss. Dick will be missed. WE are keeping you & your family in our prayers


February 3, 2013

Marilyn & Family......
Our Deepest Sympathy,
Dick, Steve & Alan built our house on Bosma Dr, 1978, we were so blessed to have them as our builders...Dick's Christian example and honesty was so refreshing, What a wonderful example for his family to follow....TIL' WE MEET AT JESUS FEET....