Bogi, John & Ella

BOGI – Ella Bogi died on April 25, 1990 in the Brooks Health Centre at the age of 84 years.

She was born on March 26, 1906 at Bacska, Yugoslavia and lived on the farm with her parents. She later met and married John Bogi on January 11, 1925 and they farmed in Yugoslavia until moving to Canada on September 11, 1938. They lived in Lethbridge for a short time and then moved to the One Tree district where they raised their family.

She was predeceased by her husband John on July 18, 1974 and she continued to farm until about six months ago.

Surviving are one son, Michael of Duchess, two daughters Ella (Lee) Beasley of Patricia and Ann Beasley of Brooks, 19 grandchildren, 37 great­ grandchildren and one great-great­granddaughter, two sisters, Elizabeth Kozma of Brooks and Justi Szokola of Bacska, Yugoslavia.

Funeral mass was held on Saturday, April 28 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Reverend John Petravicius celebrant. Interment followed in the Brooks Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Ken Kozma, Casey Kozma, Bill Beasley, Gordon Beasley, John Bogi and Chester Bogi.

If friends desire memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Heart Foundation, Brooks Health Centre Memorial Fund or the charity of their choice.

Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements..