September 12, 2021
Ordie Maxine Boss, 87, of Inland Township, passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021, at the Homesteader in Benzonia. She was born January 6, 1934, the daughter of Alger and Sarah (Amidon) Gokey.
Ordie married the love of her life, Richard Keith Boss, on December 4, 1965, and they enjoyed 34 years of marriage until his passing in 2000. Ordie had many friends and loved entertaining company. Ordie had a beautiful voice and enjoyed singing and yodeling. In her spare time, Ordie spent countless hours shopping. She was close with her family and friends and will be deeply missed.
Ordie is survived by: her siblings, Catherine Bright and John Gokey; and many nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her son, Roy Lee Malone; her husband, Richard Boss; her siblings, Ralph Dexter, Ada Hart, Almon Gokey, Ed Gokey, Rolland Gokey, and Lorena Schultz; and her parents.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Friday, September 17, 2021, at the Bennett-Barz Funeral Home, in Beulah. Interment will follow at 3:00 PM at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Grand Rapids.
The Bennett-Barz Funeral Home in Beulah, is in charge of arrangements. www.bennett-barzfuneralhome.com
Published by Benzie County Record Patriot on Sep. 21, 2021.