John Bosten


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Posted Online: Dec. 26, 2012, 7:01 pm
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John J. Bosten, 64, of Cordova, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at his home.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Port Byron. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the service at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial, with graveside military honors, will follow in the Cordova Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cordova American Legion Post 1033.
John was born Sept. 24, 1948, in Muscatine, Iowa, the son of Joseph and Hazel Sauer Bosten. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam. After that he worked for the Postal Service in Muscatine and later as a caregiver in the nursing home setting. He was an active member of the Cordova American Legion Post 1033, where he served as the adjutant officer and finance officer. He also was active at the First Baptist Church, Cordova, where he was a deacon and head of the Deacon Board.
He is survived by a daughter, Kendra Bosten, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; son, Mark Bosten, Tipton, Iowa; his church family and American Legion comrades.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
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