BOSWELL – A pioneer of the prairie country, Mary Emma Boswell passed away in the Brooks General Hospital in October 7, 1966. She was 70
Born in Gloussette, England she came to the Lumsden district near Regina in 1910. She married in 1914, moving to the Empress district in 1916. In 1918 she moved in to Empress where she resided until retiring to live in Brooks in 1959.
Surviving her are her husband Edward John Boswell of Brooks; five sons, Earl of Nelson, B.C., Harvey of Medicine Hat, Eric of Brooks, Ossie of Calgary and Gordon of Edmonton. Three sons predeceased her. Two brothers, Alf Rangeley of Regina; Bill Rangeley of Vancouver, B.C., five sisters; Mrs. Fannie Fisher of Regina, Mrs. Annie Wood, Regina Beach, Sask., Mrs. Bertha Hamilton, Regina; Mrs. Elizabeth Hetherington, Regina Beach, Sask., Mrs. Harriett Bateman, Disley, Sask., also 26 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, October 11, 1966 at 2 p.m. from the Immanuel Assembly Church with Rev. S.F. Hildebrandt officiating. Interment in the Brooks Cemetery followed. Arrangements were under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
Honorary pallbearers were her fives sons, Earl, Harvey, Eric, Ossie and Gordon and one
Grandson Bob Boswell.
Brooks Bulletin October 13, 1966 Roll 17 Image 427