NEWTON, Iowa - Funeral services for Scott B. Bosma, 58, of Newton, Iowa, formerly of this area, will be 5:30 p.m. today, Feb. 5, 2013, at Cornerstone Bible Fellowship Church, Newton, with Pastor Bryan Keeton officiating. Burial will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Maple Hill Cemetery, Lakota, Iowa.
Scott went to be with his Lord and Heavenly Father, on Friday evening, Feb. 1, 2013, under the care of Skiff Hospice at Skiff Medical Center in Newton. Visitation will from 3:30 p.m. until time of services today at the church.
Reese Funeral Home, Newton, has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials are being designated in Scott's name to Skiff Hospice, Dollars for Scholars and Cornerstone Bible Fellowship Church.
Scott B. Bosma, the son of Jenifer Harold and Mary Ann (Tvedten) Bosma, was born Dec. 15, 1954, in Blue Earth, Minn. He was a graduate of the Lakota High School, class of 1973. He would graduate from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, and later received his Masters from Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wis. Scott taught school at Colfax-Mingo Middle Schools, 7th and 8th grades language arts class and Newton Middle Schools, 7th grade reading. He was also the head basketball coach at Newton Senior High, 2000-2005.
On July 30, 1977, Scott was united in marriage with Nancy Lynn Nebergall in Lakota. He devoted his life to his family, and was a devoted member of the Cornerstone Bible Fellowship Church. He enjoyed family and friends, and gardening, landscaping and interior designing.
Those left to honor Scott's memory include his daughter and son-in-law, Dr. Jamie and Dr. John "Jack" Groh of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; his son, Bradley Bosma of Chicago; his parents: Jenifer and Mary Ann Bosma of Blue Earth, Minn.; his brother, Brian (Marcela) Bosma of Brooklyn Park, Minn.; his sister, Lorrie Bosma of Blue Earth; his father-in-law and mother-in-law: Donald and Shirley Nebergall of Cedar Rapids; brother-in-law, Dr. Robert Nebergall of Tulsa, Okla.; his niece and nephews; and his many friends.
Scott was preceded in death by his wife Nancy on Dec. 14, 2009; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.
Online condolences may be left for the family at: www.pencefh.com