Maynard Bos

Maynard Lowell Bos

Tuesday, March 10th, 1942 - Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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Maynard Lowell Bos, age 77, longtime Oak Harbor resident, passed away at his home following a lengthy illness, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Bos was born in Bellflower, CA, on March 10, 1942, to John Peter Bos and Nellie Eugenia (Zevenbergen) Bos. He moved with his family as a child to Brewster, MN, where he attended school. After graduating from Western Christian in Hull, Iowa in 1960; Maynard enlisted in the US Navy, serving four years. While stationed at NAS Whidbey Island, he met his lovely wife, Linda Eerkes, while attending church. They were married August 21,1964, and made their home in Oak Harbor.
Maynard worked as a civil service contractor at NAS Whidbey Island for twenty plus years. He loved sports, especially following UW sports. He ran the clock for Oak Harbor High School football games for over 30 years. Maynard loved music, and had been a member of the An-O-Chords Barbershop Chorus. He also enjoyed golfing, fishing and camping. After retiring, he and Linda enjoyed traveling. They visited Scotland, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Hawaii with family and friends. Once Linda retired, they became snowbirds, and spent the winters in El Mirage, Arizona where Maynard could spend his days golfing.
Maynard is survived by his beloved wife Linda; three children: Kimberly Bos, Cindy Helwick (Rick) and Bryon Bos (Jennifer), all of Oak Harbor; three grandchildren: Cody and Cassandra Helwick and Hunter Bos; sister Julane Bellin (Steve) of Tinley Park, IL, brother Gordon Bos (Lois) of Spicer, MN and Milton Bos (Cheri) of Holland, MI; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives; also, his beloved “grand-dogs.”
A Celebration of Life will be held at First Reformed Church, 3pm Thursday, February 20 , with Military Honors by NAS Whidbey Island Honor Guard. Arrangements have been made with the assistance of Whidbey Memorial Funeral and Cremation Service.
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    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Thursday, February 20th, 2020 3:00pm
    First Reformed Church (Oak Harbor, WA)
    250 SW 3rd Ave.
    ak Harbor, WA 98277
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    A Celebration of Life will be held at First Reformed Church on Thursday, February 20, at 3:00 pm.


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Linda and Katherine Madigan

Posted at 12:08pm
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Jay Long

Posted at 01:05am
I will always remember our decades of fun times in the football booth, but mostly will cherish our lifetime of memories we shared as friends over the many, many years. May you Rest in Peace My Very Dear Friend. God Bless to Linda and family.
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Dar and Kath Christopherson

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With loving memories of Maynard Bos, a wonderful neighbor and friend. Linda, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love to you always
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