Alta R. Boos

East Tawas, Michigan
February 1, 1919 - June 29, 2020

Service Location

Memory Gardens Cemetery ~ Tawas City

Services

Cremation has taken place and a graveside prayer service will be held on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Tawas City.

Obituary Notice

Alta Roberta Boos, a resident of the Harbors in East Tawas, passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020 at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital in Tawas City. Alta was 101 years of age! Alta was one of five children born to Frederick and Ethel (Noble) Rollin, in Alabaster, Michigan on February 1, 1919. After high school graduation, she worked as a waitress at the former Holland Hotel where she met her husband Charles. She and Charles celebrated 34 years of marriage until he passed away in December of 1972. Alta is survived by their three daughters, Faye (Frank) Kostera of Macomb, Michigan, Barbara Melin of Tawas City, and Debra Yurik of Clinton Township. She will never be forgotten by her grandchildren: Matthew, Carrie, and James; great grandchildren, Nathan, Brandon, Justin, Lauren, and Nolan; nephew, Robert (Barbara) Rollin, and nieces and nephews. Alta was part owner of a classic bookstore in Detroit, and worked in Iosco County Library System. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, playing the organ, reading, and knitting beautiful afghans for each member of her family. Alta is preceded in death by her husband Charles Boos; brothers, Cecil, Harold, Robert; and sister, Elsie. Alta resided in Detroit, Warren, Tawas, Shelby, and eventually came back home to Tawas. She has made the Harbors Assisted Living her home for the last six years. Alta was a very active woman and proudly proclaimed the secret to a long and healthy life was to "Keep Moving"! She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. Cremation has taken place and a graveside prayer service will be held on Monday, July 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Tawas City. An online guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.

Cemetery

Memory Gardens Cemetery

Condolences

Barb and family,
My deepest sympathy to you on your loss. Praying for comfort and peace for you at this sad time.
— MaryAnnette Riley
Dear Barb and Family,
I was so sorry to hear of hear of the passing of your mother. My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to you.



Judi L. Wilson
— Judith Wilson
Alta was a light in a dark corner. The HARBORS is not the same with out her. Barb I am so grateful to you for allowing us to care for such a wonderful lady She was so special to all of us.We miss her everyday. Our love and prayers to you and your family the pain is so deep loosing a beloved Mother only time heals. God bless you and thank you. She will never be forgotten.
— jan ranger

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