Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

March 29, 2013

Janet Marie Berkey Bosse

Jan. 26, 1917-March 25, 2013

GOSHEN — Janet Marie Berkey Bosse, 96, died Monday morning at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

She was born Jan. 26, 1917 in Goshen, to Dallas G. and Emma (Rummel) Blue.

She married Wilbur H. Berkey July 30, 1939, at Plymouth United Church of Christ, Goshen. He died Sept. 14, 1980.

She then married Robert E. Bosse Dec. 27, 1997. He died Nov. 20, 2012.

Janet is survived by two sons, Stephen H. (Arlene) Berkey, Thompson’s Station, Tenn., and James W. (Marilyn) Berkey, Austin, Texas; a stepdaughter, Diana (Thomas) Pinkerman, Goshen; six grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

A lifetime Goshen resident she worked at Salem Bank for 19 years, beginning as a teller and later worked in the loan and insurance department until her retirement in 1958.

A 1935 graduate of Goshen High School, she was a longtime member of Plymouth United Church of Christ where she was a faithful member of the choir.

A memorial service will take place at Plymouth United Church of Christ in Goshen at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Plymouth United Church of Christ.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home in Goshen is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.

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