Maxine Elizabeth Bossaller, age 85 of Linn, passed away Saturday, September 4, 2021, at Gasconade Manor in Owensville.
Maxine was born October 2, 1935, in Gasconade County, a daughter to the late Clarence and Lydia (Biere) Ahrens.
She was a 1953 graduate of Owensville High School.
On September 4, 1954, she was united in marriage to Arnold Bossaller at Zion Church in Bay. He preceded her in death on April 1, 2018.
Maxine was employed at the Gerald Cap Factory, Linn Manufacturing, McGraw Edison, Schaeperkoetter Store, Thriftway, 89 Hog Buying Station, Freedom Mutual and served as the Osage County Public Administrator.
She was member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Freedom where she served as their organist for over 60 years, LWML, and the VFW Post #4756 Ladies Auxiliary.
Maxine enjoyed quilting, gardening, canning, deer hunting, and spending time with her family.
Maxine is survived by: three sons, Edwin Bossaller and his wife Cindy L. of Mt. Sterling, Clifford Bossaller and his wife Cindy K. of Washington, and Herbert Bossaller and his wife Elva of Broken Arrow, OK; two daughters, Patty Walkenhorst and her husband James of Gerald and Lisa Walsch and her husband Steve of Freedom; two brothers, Vernon Ahrens and his wife Marie of Dover, AR and Randy Ahrens of Strawberry, AZ; twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and spouse of 63 years, Maxine was preceded in death by one brother, Ken Ahrens and a sister-in-law, Martha Ahrens.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Freedom with Pastor Paul Landgraf officiating. Interment will be in the Pilgrim Lutheran Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Pilgrim Lutheran Cemetery Fund or Pilgrim Lutheran Ladies Aid.