Lester L. Bozwell
April 12, 1928 - December 05, 2020
Birthplace: Rural Carbon, Iowa
Resided In: Red Oak, Iowa

Visitation 12/10/2020
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 12/11/2020
Evergreen Cemetery
Burial 12/11/2020
Evergreen Cemetery

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Lester LaVerne Bozwell, age 92, of Red Oak, Iowa, passed away Saturday, December 5, 2020, at the Red Oak Rehab and Care Center. Lester was born March 12, 1928 near Carbon, Iowa, the son of Noah and May (Fast) Bozwell. He was raised in Adams County, Iowa where he attended school. After high school, Lester started working on farms and driving a truck. Lester was united in marriage to Dorothy Smith on June 11, 1950 in Corning, Iowa. They lived in many places in southwest Iowa before moving to Montgomery County in 1970 and later into Red Oak in 1977. He drove an egg truck, milk truck and a bread truck for many years and then farmed for Kenny Bruce. After retiring from farming he worked for Red Oak Schools driving a food van and then as a janitor. He also mowed at the Evergreen Cemetery for the City of Red Oak. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and enjoyed woodworking.

Preceding him in death were his parents; son: Ricky Bozwell; daughter-in-law: Rita Bozwell; son-in-law: Dennis Swain; infant siblings: Dorothy and Orin Bozwell; brother: Earl Bozwell; and sisters: Lois Wilson, Isabelle Corbin, Deloris Smith, and Grace Finnell. Survivors include his wife: Dorothy Bozwell of Red Oak; children: Johnny Bozwell and wife Kathy of Corning, IA; Linda Swain, Gary Bozwell and wife Jean, and Raymond Bozwell and wife Deb all of Red Oak; and Joan Clark and husband Mark of Ft. Worth, TX; 19 grandchildren; many many great and great great grandchildren; brother-in-law: Marvin Smith and Judy Beckett of Corning, IA; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Graveside funeral services will be held 11 AM Friday, December 11, 2020 at the Evergreen Cemetery. There will be open visitation from Noon until 7 PM Thursday, December 10, 2020 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Red Oak Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association.

Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

We will be following all current rules for Covid 19. Graveside funerals are limited to thirty people. We will livestream the services through our facebook page. The open visitation at the funeral home will be limited to 15 people in the facility at any given time with social distancing and masks being required at all events.


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Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel, Inc.
410 Sixth Street
Red Oak, Iowa 51566
Phone: (712) 623-2525 or
(800) 653-4881