Sophie Bose dies

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Sophie Bose dies - Mrs. Sophie Bose Dies at Age 75 funeral...
Mrs. Sophie Bose Dies at Age 75 funeral Services Monday Afternoon Mrs. Sophie Aswege Bose, 75, vidow of Oscar J. Bose, died Bt :10 a. m. today In St. Joseph's Hospital where she had been a atient since Wednesday. She had been in declining health for the ast year and Wednesday when icr condition became worse she was moved from the home of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Sipe, near Fosterburg, to the hospital. Mrs. Bose was born In Alton, Aug. 31, 1870, a daughter of the ate Mr. and Mrs. Eilert Aswege. Her parents were long-time residents of Alton. Her father was in he saloon business and owned much real estate in Alton at the .ime of his death. Mrs. Bose was he last surviving member of the 'amily of her parents. She was a ivoman who had fine musical raining and great musical talent. She was known for her kindly 'riendly disposition and amid many rials and difficulties she maln- alned a philosophical calm that won for her tne admiration of all who knew her. In recent years she had lived with her daughter, Mrs. Sipe. She conducted a hotel n Wood River for a while. She was married to Oscar J. Bose, Aug. 2, 1893. Mr. Bose died n 1924. She was confirmed in Evangelical & .Reformed Church in Alton in 1883. Surviving are her daughter, Mrs. Sipe, and a granddaughter, Mrs. Dorothy Gushleff, Madison. A sister, Minnie, preceded her in death. Funeral rites will be conducted Monday at 2 p. m. by the Rev. A. A. Smith, pastor of Fosterburg Presbyterian Church, in Staten funeral home. Burial will be in Alton cemetery. The body is at the funeral home where friends may call, after 2 p. m. Sunday.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 22 Dec 1945, Sat,
  3. Page 7

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