Earl C. Boos
December 18, 1925 ~ April 1, 2009
Earl C. Boos, age 83, of New Hampton, IA, died on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at his home following a lengthy illness. Earl Clinton Boos was born on December 18, 1925, in rural New Hampton, IA, son of Samuel V. and Justina (Walentiny) Boos. Earl graduated from New Hampton High School in 1942. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at St. Pauls Lutheran Church, rural Waverly, IA, on June 19, 1953. Earl was united in marriage to Geraldine C. Zander on July 12, 1953 at St. Pauls Lutheran Church rural Waverly, IA. He retired from a lifetime of farming in 2001. He was also employed by the United States Postal Service in Waterloo and New Hampton, retiring in 1982 after 31years. Earl enjoyed his life as a farmer and postal worker. He especially enjoyed outings with his family. Earl is survived by his wife, Geraldine; two daughters, Candis Kaye (Brian) Smith and Joy Lynnette (Kenneth) Clark, all of Waterloo; two granddaughters, Nicole Eniko Smith and Haley Ann Clark, also of Waterloo; one step-granddaughter, Jenna Clark of Ames, IA; two sisters, Lorraine Eiler of New Hampton, Colletta Stenzel Buss of Woodbury, MN, and one brother, Robert D. Boos of New Hampton.He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister Arlene Denner; four brothers-in-law, William Denner, Leonard Eiler, Roger Stenzel, and Tony Buss; one sister-in-law Rita Boos. Memorials: Memorials may be directed to the family Cemetery: Burial will be in the New Hampton Cemetery at New Hampton with Samuel J.Boos, Andrew Boos, Robert S. Boos, Christopher Boos, Matthew Boos, and Dan Mueller serving as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearers are Richard Schwickerath, Vincent Lensing, Richard Helling, Leo Kuehn, Robert Gebel, and Jerome Kuhn. Visitation: Visitation will be from 3PM-7PM on Saturday, April 4, 2009 at the Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home in New Hampton, and will continue at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Service: Funeral services will be 2 PM Sunday, April 5, 2009 at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Chapel in New Hampton, with Reverend Kevin Frey officiating.