Beverley Bosaw

Alton |

Beverley Ann Bosaw, 84, passed away at 12:45 pm Tuesday October 19, 2010 at Blu Fountain Manor in Godfrey, Il.

She was born on October 5, 1926 in Fairmount, IN, the daughter of the late Harry and Diane Lucille (Long) Keith.

She married Walter Hodge Bosaw in 1944 in Indiana.  He preceded her in death in 1960.

Beverly was homemaker all of her life, she loved spending time with her family, she lived in the College Crest area for over 70 years. She enjoyed watching the steam engines “Load up” from the water tower near her home. “Forkeyville” formerly located at the Fosterburg/140 junction, and now a part of Alton history was located near her home. She also loved the St.Louis Cardinals, Steven King and white castle.

She is survived by two sons; Steven W. Bosaw, of Rockbridge, IL. and Lawrence Bosaw of Ft. Lupton, CO, and one daughter; Marion Kathleen Woods of Alton,  seven grandchildren;  Steven P. Bosaw, Matt S. Bosaw, Vaughn W. Bosaw, Amanda Woods, Nathan Woods, Michael Woods, and Chrystal Woods, and fifteen Grandchildren, and three brother’s; Jim Keith, Jack Keith and Rick Keith all of Alton. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandchild; Teresa Marie Woods, and a sister Susan Reynolds.

Visitation will be from 12 till time of service at 1 pm Friday October 22, 2010 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, with the Rev. Dawn Kinnikin officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to Blu fountain Manor in Beverly Ann Bosaws name.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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