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1933 James 2022

James Francis Bogowith

September 13, 1933 — February 3, 2022

James Francis Bogowith

Age 88, most recently residing in Hillsboro, Missouri, passed away on February 3rd, 2022 at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Born September 13th, 1933 in St. Louis to his late parents John and Frances (nee Mertensmeyer) Bogowith. On April 7th, 1956 he married his sweetheart, the late Cecilia (nee Doerrer) Bogowith at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in St. Louis, Missouri. James worked as a forklift driver and when retired, he greatly enjoyed Bonsai gardening, was an avid coin collector, liked oil painting, and loved to fish with his brother Jerry.

Survived by:

Sons- James P. (Lynn) Bogowith of Gainsville, Missouri

   Stephen (Doris) Bogowith of Edwardsville, Illinois

   Gerard (Julie) Bogowith of Collinsville, Illinois

   Kenneth (Rebecca) Bogowith of Hillsboro, Missouri

Daughter- Lisa (Bob) Schaeffer of Norfolk, Virginia

Sister-Carol (the late Bob) Jorgen of Fenton, Missouri

Brother-Jerome (Maureen) Bogowith of Fenton, Missouri

Grandfather of 23 Grandchildren

Great-Grandfather of 43 Great-Grandchildren

 

In addition to his parents and loving wife Cecilia, he is preceded in death by his brother Jack Bogowith and sisters Dorothy Steber and Larissa Rupcinski.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations to Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601 would be greatly appreciated.

 

Burial of Cremains- To take place at a later date at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, February 10, 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm (Central time)

Good Shepherd Catholic Church

703 3rd St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, February 10, 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm (Central time)

Good Shepherd Catholic Church

703 3rd St, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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