Monday, October 26th, 2009
Albert Henry Boos, 88, of Coldwater, died at 8:17 a.m. Oct. 24, 2009.
He was born Aug. 21, 1921, in Dayton to Henry and Olga Hansen Boos. His wife of 62 years, Patricia Rhodes Boos, survives in Coldwater.
Other survivors are a son, Richard Boos, Celina; a daughter, Margaret Boos, Coldwater; a daughter-in-law, Lana (Wood) Boos, St. Marys; a brother William (Nettie) Boos, Beavercreek; a sister, Alice (Grayson) Rudy, Centerville; two sisters-in-law, Marilou Slouffman, Dayton and Ruth Ann Kinney, Beavercreek; four grandchildren and three great-grandchilden.
He was a 30-year retiree in public health, past- president of the board of director's of the State Public Retirees, Inc., past-president of P.E.R.I. of Mercer County, past member of the Coldwater Village Council, American Legion, Coldwater and the Disabled American Veterans. He was a Mercer County, D.A.R.E. officer in Celina, and a member of the Riverview Lodge Free and Accepted Masons. He graduated from Beavercreek High School and was a veteran of World War II serving in the European Theater, where he was the recipient of the purple heart. He was a member of the Fort Recovery First Church of Christ.
Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Tobias Funeral Home-Beavercreek Chapel, the Rev. Dave Napier officiating. Burial is at Mt. Zion Shoup Cemetery.
Calling is noon until time of services.
Condolences can be left at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.