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Michael E. “Mike” Bos - 58

3/6/1960 - 3/18/2018

Clinton, Iowa

Michael E. “Mike” Bos age 58 of Clinton, passed away Sunday March 18, 2018 at his home. Celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 PM Thursday March 22nd at the Pape Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Thursday 11:00 AM until the service hour at the funeral home. Casket bearers will be members of the Chosen Few Motorcycle Club. After the service, a “Last Ride” Funeral Procession will be held, cremation will be accorded, and a luncheon will be served at the Eagle’s Club, Clinton. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com Mike was born on March 6, 1960 in Clinton, the son of Esther Bos and the adopted son of Harry and Nancy Foley, Sr. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1978. He married Alice Stoneking on March 8, 1996 in Clinton. Mike worked as a tow-boat captain for American River Transport Corporation (ADM). Mike was a member of the Chosen Few Motorcycle Club and enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping, motorcycling, cooking, and watching the W.W.E. Mike is survived by his wife, Alice Bos of Clinton; three children, Tammy Bos of Fulton, IL, Michael “Bubba” Bos of Clinton, and Jacob Wilke of Preston, IA; three step-children, Michael Brock and Nicole Brock both of Galesburg, IL, and Jeffrey Brock of Clinton; 8 grandchildren; his mother, Esther Woods of Clinton; his adopted mother, Nancy Foley of Clinton; four step-sisters, Julie (Kemper) Freyer-Reeves of East Chicago, IN, Cindy Shadle of Clinton, Hope (Randy) Kimmer of Clinton, and Zelma (Tony) Uptagraw of Baraboo, WI; four step-brothers, Jeffrey Freyer of Florida, Harry (Roxann) Foley Jr. of Shellsburg, IA, Tom (Pam) Foley of Clinton, and Richard (Chris) Foley of Clinton; and his mother-in-law, Barbara Stoneking. He was preceded in death by his adopted father, Harry Foley, Sr. and his father-in-law, Fredrick Stoneking.

Visitation:

Visitation will be held Thursday 11:00 AM until the service hour at the funeral home.

Celebration of Life:

Celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 PM Thursday March 22nd at the Pape Funeral Home. Casket bearers will be members of the Chosen Few Motorcycle Club. After the service, a “Last Ride” Funeral Procession will be held, cremation will be accorded, and a luncheon will be served at the Eagle’s Club, Clinton.

7 Comments

  • Theresa Fuller and John Leab

    on 03/19/18

    Sure gonna miss our buddy! Our most heartfelt condolences to Chiefs family...Much love, peace and comfort to all!
  • Sue Harris-Seed

    on 03/19/18

    Mike you were a great friend you will be missed
  • Kevin Clemens

    on 03/20/18

    I worked with "Chief" at the CNW car shops back in the day. He was a great guy and will be missed.
  • Kathleen M Ward

    on 03/20/18

    Mike you are one of a kind. You stood up for us on one of the happiest days of my life. Your kind heart and genuine smile will be missed. Rest in Peace my friend.
  • Sandy David

    on 03/20/18

    Dear Alice & Family, My prayers to you and for Mike. Know that anything you need, I am a call away. Love, Sandy
  • Rick and Elaine Fisk

    on 03/22/18

    Alice, we are so very sorry to hear of Mike’s passing. He was a great guy and we had some great times with him. You will be in our thoughts and prayers
  • Greg Schurbon

    on 03/22/18

    I know it's been many decades since I last talked to you Mike. But I'm sad to here of your passing, Rest in Peace my friend.

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