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Obituaries

November 16, 2012

Ann ‘Sharon’ Bohs

Feb. 22, 1943-Nov. 13, 2012

ELKHART — Ann “Sharon” Bohs, 69, went home to be with her Lord after an extended illness Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Golden Living Center in Elkhart with her family at her side.

She was born on Feb. 22, 1943 in Goshen, to Pierre and Beulah (Sayles) Bigler.

She married Robert D. “Bob” Bohs May 28, 1961, in Goshen. He survives at home.

Also surviving are her daughters, Marla (Tony) Magyar and Gretchen (Matt) Reverman, both of Elkhart; her sister, Barbara (Vernon) Miller of Middlebury; brothers, Wayne (Pat) Bigler of Goshen and Dean Bigler of California; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father.

A celebration of Sharon’s life will take place at Billings Funeral Home in Elkhart with visitation Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and a funeral Saturday at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Burial will follow at Adamsville Cemetery in Edwardsburg, Mich.

In 1972, Sharon and her husband, Bob, founded Bohs Well Drilling Inc., a local company that has been in business for more than 40 years. She also spent nearly seven years at the hair salon of her daughter, Gretchen, Innovations Hair Design of Elkhart. She served as the unofficial office manager, problem solver, advice giver and adopted “Mom” for all of the shop’s staff and clientele. Sharon never knew a stranger and was blessed with the ability to always be able to lend a listening ear, an open heart and a strong shoulder of support during a time of need.

Her family wishes to acknowledge and thank the countless individuals who reached out to Sharon and touched her and her family’s lives during her illness.

Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.billingsfuneralhome.com.

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