Bob Boese, 63, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013, at a Boise, Idaho, hospital after a sudden and brief illness (a rare form of cancer). Bob was born Oct. 1, 1949, in San Jose, Calif., to Howard (Jack) and Anna I. (Bates) Spellman.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents; brother, George; grandparents and several aunts and uncles.
Bob is survived by a daughter, Jennifer of California; a special sister, Kellee Boese; aunts, Yvonne Holverson-Brenton (Joe) and Earlene Benson of Oxnard, Calif.; uncle, Ray Benson (Lori) of Inyokern, Calif.; nephews, Joshua Boese and Christopher Spellman; a special niece, Karlee Boese; cousins, James E. Barnhart (Cindy) and Mark A. Barnhart (Juliet) of Emmett, Idaho and many other cousins too numerous to name; and his longtime girlfriend, Sherri Berglund and her children, Melody and David, all of Emmett.
Bob was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him. Arrangements were with the Potter Funeral Chapel of Emmett.
There will be a pot-luck and a celebration of Bob's life on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 3 p.m. at The Round Up in Emmett.