Rosemarie Bohn, 94

Rosemarie Bohn, age 94, of Bettendorf, IA, formerly of Cokato, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at the Kahl Home in Davenport, IA.

Memorial services will take place Friday, Dec. 27 at 11 a.m. at Christ’s Family Church, 4601 Utica Ridge Road, Davenport. The family will greet friends from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church, prior to the services. Private burial will take place at Rock Island National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ’s Family Church or Genesis Hospice.

Rosemarie was born Aug. 13, 1925, in Cokato, to Elmer and Gladys Bergstrom (Martin).

She graduated from Cokato High School in 1943, and continued her education at the University of Minnesota, where she majored in speech and English. After graduating, she worked for a modeling school for four years.

She later worked at the Twin Cities Arsenal, where she met her husband, John Bohn. They married in 1952, in Minneapolis, and shortly after, they moved to Davenport, IA, where John started his career with Roche Laboratories. Rosemarie held part-time teaching positions at Scott Community College and AIC.

The entire family, including three children and eight grandchildren, enjoyed spending many happy summer days at Lake Sylvia in Minnesota, at a cottage that has been in Rosemarie’s family since the early 1940s.

Rosemarie was a member of Christ’s Family Church, Chapter JS-PEO, Questers, and a former member of Q C Jr. League, the Jr. Board of VNA, and Jr. Theatre.

She is survived by her three children: Laura (Dan) Blauw, Jeff (Sandy) Bohn, and Susan (Jim) Adams; eight grandchildren: Rebecca (Casey) Majestic, Mary Blauw (Paul Miron), Michael Blauw, Shaina Bohn (Kristopher Hansen), Mariah Bohn, Braxton Bohn, Andrew Adams, and Katie (Michael) Shepard; a sister, Ronette (Earl) Doering; and two great-grandchildren, Eleanor and Casey.

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