Cathlene E. Bostock

Cathlene E. Bostock, 90, of the Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka formerly of rural Farmington, Iowa passed away at 7:17 A.M. Wednesday October 3, 2007 at the Van Buren County Hospital in Keosauqua, Iowa.

Born April 30, 1917 near Donnellson, Iowa she was the daughter of Frank C. and Julia E. Hobbin Cutler.

On October 4, 1942 at Mexico, Missouri she married Gerald A. Bostock. He preceded her in death on June 20, 1995.

Survivors include one daughter Sandra (Arny) Oilar of Revere, Missouri, one granddaughter Janene (Jim) Christian of Byhalia, Mississippi, two grandsons: Steve (Pam) Oilar of rural Farmington, Iowa and James Oilar and his fiancé Sandra Chagui of Colombia South America.  Also surviving are four great grandchildren: Joshua (Christine) Christian, Jacob (Mindy) Christian, Justin Oilar and Megan Oilar; three great grandchildren: Katie & Leiann Christian and Andrea Christian; one brother-in-law Robert Satterly of Waynesville, Missouri; three sisters-in-law: Betty (Gordon) Warrington of Burlington, Iowa, Rosalie Ward of Fairfield, Iowa and Irene Cutler of Washington, Utah, also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Cathlene was preceded in death by her parents, husband Gerald, son Lee, one great granddaughter Kristin Nicole Oilar, one sister Nell Satterly, three brothers: Frank C. Cutler, Jr, John R. Cutler, and Edward C. Cutler; one half brother: Paul Cutler and one half sister Leota Webb.

Cathlene was a member of the First Baptist Church of Farmington, the Van Buren County Retired Teachers Association and a past member of the Order of Eastern Star. Cathlene taught in rural schools in Lee and Van Buren Counties for nine years and worked at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant prior to her marriage. She then worked at the Sheaffer Pen Company and worked with her husband on their farm. She attended Parsons College, she enjoyed traveling, doing ceramics, and visiting with family and neighbors.

Friends may call after 1:00 p.m. Friday at Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory in Farmington where the family will meet with friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. that evening.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday October 6, 2007 at the First Baptist Church in Farmington with Rev. Philip Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in the Thompson Cemetery near Bonaparte.

A memorial has been established to the Thompson Cemetery or to James Oilar Missionary to Bogotá Colombia.

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