GLORIA J. BOSSERMAN, 86, a resident of Big Turkey Lake, died on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at Miller's Merry Manor, LaGrange. Born June 12, 1926, in Milwaukee, Wis., she was a daughter of the late Edgar W. and Ruth M. (Burnham) Hoffman. She married Kenneth E. Bosserman on May 15, 1960, in Fort Wayne; he preceded her in death. She had worked at Lincoln Bank as an IRA Customer Service Representative for 24 years, retiring in 1988. She is a member of Stroh Church of Christ and a member of Our Home Rebekah Lodge 817, in Fort Wayne. Survivors include a son, Brian (Joann) Winn of Mount Gilead, Ohio; stepson, Terry (Toni) Bosserman of St. Joe; stepdaughter, Janet L. Holten of Carmel; daughter-in-law, Patti Winn of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Laverne Winn; second husband, Kenneth E. Bosserman; father, Edgar W. Hoffman; mother, Ruth M. Hoffman; sons, Bruce Winn, Barry Winn and Brent Winn; and sister, Edith M. Fall. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Tuesday, with visitation one hour prior, at Stroh Church of Christ, 4540 S. 1100 W., Stroh, IN. Visitation also from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. The Rev Michael Hamm officiating. Memorials may be made to Stroh Church of Christ. Burial in Harlan Memorial Cemetery, Harlan. Arrangements by Pinnington-McComb Funeral & Cremation Services, 502 N. Main St., Auburn. To sign the online registry or to leave a message of condolence, please visit


Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 2, 2013