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September 14, 1942 - May 18, 2022

She will be buried in Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego in a private graveside service. Donations may be made to Rose Arbor Hospice or the charity of one’s choice.

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Age 79, passed away on May 18, 2022, at Rose Arbor. She was born September 14, 1942, to Glenn F. and Helen R. (Doxey) Putman, in Kalamazoo, where she was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. After graduating from Kalamazoo Central High School, she was employed at Morrison Jewelers, and later as a lab technician for the Upjohn Company. In 1968, she married attorney Richard L. Bos, and began her college studies at Mary Harden Baylor in Texas. She subsequently received her Associates Degree from Lansing Community College, and B.A. from Western Michigan University. She also did volunteer work for Greater Lansing Legal Aid and the Kalamazoo Public Schools. She was best known, however, for being a devoted mother. She was preceded in death by her husband and parents. She is survived by her daughter, Sarah Patricia Bos, who was her best friend; her siblings and their children, Jim (Barbara) Putman, Claire (Ron) Shefler, Glenn II (Lori) Putman.