Marilyn J. Bosma

June 13, 1930October 1, 2020

Marilyn J. Bosma, 90, of Newburgh passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020. She was born in Evansville to the late Merrill and Cora (Shoulders) Aubrey.

She and her husband Dick co-owned and operated Bosma Construction, Inc. She was a charter member of Chandler Church of the Nazarene, as well as a charter member of Chandler Holiness Camp. Marilyn taught Sunday school for many years. She was very dedicated to her church and church family. She was a volunteer with the Evansville State Hospital and was a 4H leader for 25 years in Paradise, IN. Marilyn enjoyed traveling with her husband. She loved to send cards to anyone who might need one. She was family oriented, thoughtful, easy going, accepting and always liked to lend a helping hand.

Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband, Dick Bosma in 2013; son in law, Leroy Hartz in 2019, and two foster brothers, John and Gary Doolittle.

She is survived by her daughter, Brenda Hartz, sons, Steve Bosma (Dawn) and Alan Bosma (Julie); grandchildren, Brian Hartz (Kathy), Brent Hartz (Shannon), Shannon Casey (Bill), Scott Bosma (Claire), Rachel Short, Laura Govanus, Brandi Elpers (Matthew) , and Brooke Baker (Chris); great-grandchildren, Zayne, Ian, Brooks, Ashley, Harman, Hayden, Heston, Henry, Simon, Jagger, Athen, Gideon, Solomon, Kuyper, Ella, Owen, Reid, Alex, Cooper, and Cruz; sister, Carolyn Wentzel, and nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 5, 2020 at Alexander Newburgh Chapel, 5333 State Road 261, officiated by Rev. Michael Bell and Rev. Dennis King, with burial in Maple Grove Cemetery in Boonville, IN. Friends may visit 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday October 4, 2020 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Chandler Church of the Nazarene. Condolences may be made online at


  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 4, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, October 5, 2020


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Lisa Lauderdale-Marx

October 8, 2020

I have known Marilyn all my life. She and Dick were the nicest people I know, always loving and good. Marilyn and Dick are in Heaven together. Love to the family and deepest sympathy.
Love, Lisa Lauderdale Marx

Wanda Eller

October 5, 2020

Prayers for your family.

Barbara & Dennis champlain

October 4, 2020

To Brenda,Steve, and Alan:So sorry for your loss.Your all in our prayers and thoughts.Sorry we are not able to be there.

Tina Smith

October 4, 2020

Aunt Marilyn was very special to me. I have so many special memories of her and I will dearly miss her. Family was everything to her along with God and the church. My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family. May God give you comfort in this time.

mildred doolittle rogers

October 4, 2020

will always remember the get togethers at christmas and thanksgiving. so much love and great food. rest in peace forever aunt marilyn.

Sharon Beckerman

October 3, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to the family in your loss. Marilyn was a beautiful person and never knew a stranger. She loved the Lord and always included a Bible scripture in her cards. She will be missed


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