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Joe Bos

November 19, 1955 - February 1, 2021

The family is planning a memorial event to be held at a later time.

Age 65, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2021. Joe was born in Kalamazoo, on November 19, 1955, the son of Andrew John and Helen Elizabeth (Soules) Bos. He worked for many years at The Upjohn Company. Joe devoted his life to taking care of his youngest son, Josh, with whom he enjoyed hanging out, taking a dip in the lake, going on boat rides and Gator rides. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. He will be remembered as a kind, loving and encouraging father. Joe is survived by his children, Melissa (Jason) Walters of Kalamazoo, Heather (Christopher) Koziara of Byron Center, Joseph (Jennifer) Bos of Kalamazoo, Joshua Bos of Plainwell; grandchildren, Jacob, Maxton, Emiliana, Adelaide, Oliver, Izabela, Sullivan, and Silas; brothers, Dave (Pat) Bos, Ron (Vicki) Bos, Jer (Marcy) Bos, Tom (Dawn) Bos; sister, Bev VanDyken; several nieces, nephews and cousins, and countless friends. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother-in-law, Ron VanDyken.