Mona Bosch Rozeboom
Mona Bosch Rozeboom, 96, Rogers, died Thursday, May 7, 2020, after a brief battle with COVID-19.
Mona Van Malsen was born on April 30, 1924, to Otto and Minnie (Teunissen) Van Malsen. She grew up on a farm near Steen.
On Jan. 31, 1947, she married Marvin Bosch. They first lived on a farm near Luverne, then in 1948 moved to a home they built in Hills. She and Marvin had two children, Judy and Donley. Marvin died in 1995 of complications from lung reduction surgery.
Mona married Ray Rozeboom on May 16, 1996. They lived in Hills but enjoyed the winters in Seal Beach, California, for almost 15 years. In 2011 Mona suffered a stroke, and they subsequently moved to assisted living in Rogers.
Mona was baptized in the Steen Reformed Church and was an active member there for all of her life. She was an impeccable homemaker and cleaned houses for most of her life.
She is survived by her husband, Ray Rozeboom; daughter Judy (David) McCarthy; son Donley (Janette) Bosch; step-daughters Char (John) Laughlin, Rox Matthews, and Renee (Wayne) Brenengen; seven grandchildren; 12 stepgrandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.