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Athletes in Action
1609 Carrol Court
Lebanon, OH 45036
Life Story / Obituary
Bob Bosch, age 78, of Holland died Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Appledorn Assisted Living South.
Bob loved the Lord, his family, many friends, and the body of Christ. Bob and his wife Joan were founding members of Ridge Point Church in Holland where he was very involved in a ministry helping needy people in the Pullman, MI area. Bob refereed High School sports for 57 years and was one of the very few in Michigan to receive honorable recognition from the Michigan High School State Athletic Association. He enjoyed golfing, pickleball, tennis and winters in Florida. Bob retired from the Holland Sentinel after 35 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Beatrice Bosch and a brother Gordon Bosch who died as a child.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years Joan and children: Susan and Tim Ellis of Lebanon, OH, Tom and Traci Bosch of Holland and Sally and Eleazar Perez of Holland; grandchildren: Jackie and Ray Maldonado, Michael Perez, Gabe and Aleah Ellis, Kristina Bosch, Joe Perez, Brooke Bosch, Alex Bosch and Dakota Ellis; great grandson: Johan Ellis; brothers: Vern and Mary Bosch of Zeeland and Ed and Judy Bosch of Zeeland; sister-in-law: Mary and Tim Vander Puy of Sheboygan, WI; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be 12:30 pm, Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Dykstra Funeral Home – Mulder Chapel, 188 West 32nd Street in Holland. Rev. Ren Broekhuizen will be officiating.
A visitation will be from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm prior to the service at the chapel. Memorial contributions may be given to Athletes in Action, 1609 Carrol Court, Lebanon, OH 45036, give.cru.org/0448142.