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KATHRYN BOSHER Ph.D.


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KATHRYN BOSHER Ph.D. Obituary
Kathryn Grace (Kate) Bosher, of Evanston, IL, born on September 15, 1974, in Toronto, Ontario, died on March 23, 2013 after a battle with cancer. The beloved wife of LaDale Winling; mother of Ernest Winling; daughter of John Bosher and K. Cecil (Berry) Bosher; sister of Hal, Sylvie, and Lise Bosher. Having been inspired by a Latin teacher at Branksome Hall and travel through Greece in her youth, Kate studied Classics at the University of Toronto, earning a BA, followed by an MA while a fellow at Massey College and a Ph.D. in Classics at the University of Michigan. She researched the ancient origins of comedy in Sicily and Southern Italy and traveled to nearly every known excavated theater in Sicily. In 2006, she joined the faculty of Classics at Northwestern University where she taught Greek and Latin courses and recently published an edited volume on theater in the ancient Greek world outside of Athens. As a teen, Kate rowed with Canada's junior national rowing team, participating in the 1991 World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain. A competitive sculler in graduate school, she won the Royal Canadian Henley championship women's single scull and the women's elite single scull at the U.S. Rowing National Championship Regatta in 2004. Visitation Thursday, March 28th, from 3 to 8 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Lying-in-state Friday, March 29th, from 2 p.m. until time of Funeral Service, 3 p.m., at Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, 1870 Sheridan Rd., Evanston. Interment private. A Memorial Service in Ennismore, Ontario will be held in early May. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Kathryn Bosher's name to the University of Michigan, 2160 Angell Hall, 435 S. State St., Ann Arbor MI 48109, for a memorial fund to support Classical Studies. Funeral info: 847.673.6111 or www.habenfuneral.com.
Published in Chicago Tribune on Mar. 27, 2013
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