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Berkey (AP)
janet m. berkey (bosse)

Posted on March 30, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Jan. 26, 1917 - March 25, 2013

GOSHEN — Janet Marie Berkey (Bosse), 96, died Monday morning, March 25, 2013, at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

She was born on Jan. 26, 1917, in Goshen to Dallas G. and Emma (Rummel) Blue. She married Wilbur H. Berkey on July 30, 1939, at Plymouth United Church of Christ, Goshen. He died Sept. 14, 1980. She married Robert E. Bosse on Dec. 27, 1997. He died Nov. 20, 2012.

Janet is survived by two sons, Stephen H. (Arlene) Berkey of Thompson’s Station, Tenn., and James W. (Marilyn) Berkey of Austin, Texas; a stepdaughter, Diana (Thomas) Pinkerman of Goshen; six grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was a 1935 graduate of Goshen High School. She was a longtime member of Plymouth United Church of Christ, where she was a faithful member of the choir.

A memorial service will be at Plymouth United Church of Christ at a later date.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Plymouth United Church of Christ.