MESA, Ariz. – John Bosch of Mesa, AZ and Dakota City, IA passed away in the early morning of Sat. July 13th in Mesa, Az.

John was born April 22, 1925 in Sheldon, Iowa to Andrew and Jennifer Bosch. John was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Andrew and Simon, sisters Tina Langenhorst, and Geraldine Walvoord. He is survived by sisters, Mary Holtrup of Fulda, MN, Clara Vellinga of Seldon, IA. And Margaret Smith of Marietta, GA. And many nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his late wife Betty Peterson Bosch, and long time companion Magle Jansen of Chicago, IL and son James Bosch of Sparks, NV.

He is survived by daughters: Dianne Spangler of Ankeny, IA, Kathy (Daniel) Rice of Mound, MN, and Merry (Robert) Conaway of Eagle Grove, IA. And Judy Wilson and Vicky Tonner of Reno, NV. He is the proud grandfather of 7 and Great grandfather of 12.

John served in the US Army in Korea and was a long distance truck driver for many years. He was a life time member of the VFW and the American Legion.

The family also wishes to acknowledge Magle’s three sons, Steve, Scott and Jeff and their families

Appreciation also for his dear neighbors of Pueblo Grande in Mesa: Jack, Loretta, Wilma and Kathy and Terry.

Services will be held at a later date at Fort Snelling National Cemetery .

Condolences may be sent to Kathy Rice, 2044 Arbor Lane, Mound, Mn 55364