Claude Boswell Obituary
 
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Claude E. Boswell

March 30, 1920 - August 18, 2011
Obituary

Claude E. Boswell, 91, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, August 18th at Asbury Towers. Claude was born to the late Oscar and Marie (Martin) Boswell on March 30, 1920 in Brick Chapel, just north of Greencastle. He served in the Conservation Corps before enlisting in the army. He served with the 28th Division, 112th Infantry group during World War II and was a part of several major campaigns including the Normandy Invasion of D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge and through out France and Germany. He retired, after thirty five years, from DePauw University, where he worked as a fireman at the university's heat plant. He was preceded in...
Claude E. Boswell, 91, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, August 18th at Asbury Towers. Claude was born to the late Oscar and Marie (Martin) Boswell on March 30, 1920 in Brick Chapel, just north of Greencastle.

He served in the Conservation Corps before enlisting in the army. He served with the 28th Division, 112th Infantry group during World War II and was a part of several major campaigns including the Normandy Invasion of D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge and through out France and Germany. He retired, after thirty five years, from DePauw University, where he worked as a fireman at the university's heat plant.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eula Burnell; his ex-wife, Mary; his brothers, Ernie, Pete, and Rex; his sisters, Viola, Kate, Flossie, Reva, Hazel, June, and Betty.

Claude is survived by his daughters, Darlene (Daniel) Morris of Greenwood and Carolyn Sue (Larry) Newman of Carbon; three grandchildren, Geoff (Jennifer) Morris, Nell Anne Holechko, and Jason (Crystal) Dean; eight great grandchildren, Jalynne, Braelyn, Kaden Morris; Noah and Nola Dean; Brittney, Brianna, and Paul Allen Holechko, his loving companion Margaret Nelson and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, August 22, 2011 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Taylor officiating. Burial with full military rites will be at the Brick Chapel Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 11:00 am until time of services.

The family has requested in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Claude's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project 4899 Belfort Rd, Ste 300 Jacksonville, FL. 32256

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