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The Hamilton Herald-News, March 18, 2004

Gladys Lee Schwartz Bosse, 82, died March 10, 2004 at Hamilton. Funeral services were held March 13 at St. Paul Lutheran Church at Shive with Pastor Peter Anderson officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
She was born April 11, l921, the second daughter of Otto Schwartz and Ethel Vick Schwartz. She attended school at Connell School at Shive then Hamilton High School, where she graduated. She was married to Lesly Bosse on February 9, 1941 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Shive. They lived for a brief time in San Diego, Calif. while her husband worked for Consolidated Aircraft, then moved to Fort Worth.
The couple moved back to Shive in 1946. Mrs. Bosse, Maw-Maw to her grandchildren, was a charter member of Shive Grange #1629, a sewing machine operator at Patty’s of Texas, a Senior Center worker and was a homemaker, also taking care of her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Otto and Ethel Schwartz and one sister, Margie Horton. Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Lesly W. Bosse of Shive; a sister, Francis Stanford of Weatherford; three children, Patricia and Glenn Murphree of Norse, Michael and Debbie Bosse of Shive and Janet and Harold McClain of Copperas Cove; six grandchildren, Walter Bosse, Kristi Williams, Stacy Pfluger, Toni Kienbaum, Dawn Crain and Krystal McClain and three great-grandchildren, Aubrey Williams, Taylor Bosse and Zach Crain as well as several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Pallbearers were Ancel Horton, Jerry Stanford, Joe Stanford, Jack Stanford, Bill Adams and Steve Seidel. 
Riley Funeral Home


The Hamilton Herald News     November 11, 2004 

Lesly Walter Bosse, 84, died at Temple Nov. 8, 2004. Funeral services were Nov. 10 in St. Paul Lutheran Church at Shive with burial following in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery with Pastor Peter K. Anderson officiating. 

He was born Dec. 30, 1919 at Shive, the son of Edwin W. Bosse and Elsie Wagner Bosse. He was married to Gladys Lee Schwartz on Feb. 9, 1941 at St. Paul Church. She preceded him in death on Mach 10, 2004. 

Mr. Bosse was a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He and his family owned and operated Bosse Garage at Shive where they did mechanic work on cars, farm equipment, body work and anything else the community needed repaired and fixed. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church at Shive. 

Survivors include three children, Patricia Murphree of Norse, Michael Bosse of Shive and Janet McClain of Copperas Cove; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. 

Pallbearers were Steve Seidell, Ancel Horton, Dwight Bullington, Sandy Hall, Luis Regalado, Marion Striegler. 
Riley Funeral Home


"The Hamilton Herald-News" 12/30/1999

Malinda Lorene (Dolly) Bosse, 77, died Dec. 23 at Hamilton General Hospital. Services were held Dec. 26 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Shive with Pastor Peter Anderson officiating. Burial was at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery.

Mrs. Bosse was born Aug. 2, 1922 at Shive, the daughter of John Zettler and Alvena Julinanna Fredrichka Rosentreter Zettler. She was married to Edwin B. Bosse on Jan. 14, 1939 at St. Paul Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on May 27, 1993.

She was a wife, mother grandmother and a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church at Shive.

Her husband, two sisters, Emma Bubert and Lena Gromatzky, and a brother, Henry Zettler, precede her in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Bosse and her husband Luis Regalado and a granddaughter, Malinda Regalado, all of ... and ...; three sisters, Vena Waedekin of ... Ella Wunderlich of ... and Annie Nichter of ....

Pallbearers were Wesley Waedekin, Verner Gromatzky, Alton Gromatzky, Edwin Bubert, Luther Nichter and Gary Nichter.

Honorary Pallbearers were Steve Seidel, Milton Fabianke and Michael Bosse.



The Hamilton Herald-News, May 8, 2003

Lorene Sauers 86, died April 30, 2003 at Hamilton. Funeral services where held May 3 at St. Paul Lutheran Church at Shive with interment following in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery with Pastor Peter K. Anderson officiating. 

Mrs. Sauers was born May 23, 1916 at Shive, the daughter of Chris and Augusta Marth Knipstein. She was a lifelong resident of the Shive Community and lifetime member of St. Paul Lutheran Church where she was baptized and confirmed. 

On January 30, 1941, she was united in marriage to Fred Sauers. They shared 47 years of married life prior to his death on December 26, 1988. She was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She worked at Patty's of Texas as a seamstress for more than twenty years. 

Survivors include three children and their spouses, Gilbert and Barbara Sauers of Crowley, Ola and Jimmy Merck of Stephenville and Billy Glenn and Wanda Sauers of Mobile, Ala. seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a brother, Edwin Knipstein of Stephenville. 

She is preceded in death by a sister, Aline Eilers and one brother Albert Knipstein. 

Pallbearers were Dee Ann Nelson, Monte Sauers, Melissa Mitchell, Tammy Callcott, Corey Sauers, Melinda Sauers and David Sauers. 
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