Saturday, March 19, 2011
St. Gabriel and All Angels Liberal Catholic Church
Fairfield, IA 52556
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|Marilynn T. Bosold obituary
Marilynn T. Bosold, 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 13 at Parkview Care Center in Fairfield, Iowa.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 19, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Gabriel and All Angels Liberal Catholic Church. The body will be cremated.
Marilynn was born on December 27, 1923 in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Robert Miles Metcalf and Dorothy L. Briegel. She was adopted by her stepfather, Allen Towne. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy for Girls in St. Paul, MN. She attended the University of Minnesota in the early 1940s where she met Donald Dolan Bosold, whom she married in 1945. They divorced in 1955.
Marilynn raised her three sons into their early teen years. She lived in California for several years, working at the Rosicrucian World Headquarters and later at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center until her retirement in 1989. She resided in Fairfield since 2004.
Marilynn was a caregiver all her life, for her three sons in their infancy and youth and for a number of friends in the San Jose area during the time she lived there. She had a great love of animals, especially cats.
Marilynn is survived by her three sons, Barry, of Minneapolis, Minn.; Michael, of Port Townsend, Wash.; and Patrick and wife Ann of Fairfield; two grandsons; two granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, mother, stepfather, and her sister Mildred Wilde