August M. Bosch, Fargo, passed away on Friday, December 5, 2014 at the North Dakota Veterans Hospital, Fargo.  He was born on March 2, 1926 at Linton, North Dakota to Joseph and Barbara (Glatt) Bosch.  He grew up in the area and graduated from high school in Linton. 

Following graduation Gus entered the Navy and served in the Seabees from 1944 to 1946.  After leaving the service he came to Fargo and attended Dakota Business College for two years.  He worked in the accounting field, and in 1953 moved to Los Angeles where he worked until his retirement in 1983.  Gus then returned to Fargo.

Gus loved to go dancing.  He was also an avid pool player and greatly enjoyed the time and camaraderie with his friends at the Depot. 

He is survived by his niece, Barb (John Olson) Gilson; nephew, Mike (Shelly) Gilson; and great-nephews, Matthew, Christopher, and Jon Gilson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Clara Collette, and Lena Gilson; and brothers, Frank, Adam, Joe, Johnny.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff and volunteers at the VA Hospital for their excellent care and compassion for Gus.

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  1. Holmen WII always enjoyed spending time with August when we came to Fargo to visit Grandma and Grandpa. I remember his sense of humor and talking about going dancing. I am sorry for your loss. Tom and I were thinking of coming to the service but after Barb talked to Mickie we decided not to. We would love to have a get together in the summer to see you all again and reminisce.

  2. St. Peter Minnesota
    August was a gentle soul. He lived a quiet and simple life. Many of us could learn from his example of humility and simplicity. August was an intelligent man that had many questions about life. I have memories about stock market discussions, political debates, butterscotch Werthers, and his fun laugh. Michelle Westre

  3. I send my condolences to Mr. Bosch family and friends. Though we may die in this present world, we have God’s assurance that he will bring back to life those who have died. May this wonderful promise provide strength and comfort to you during this most difficult time … 1 Corinthians 15:21, 22.

  4. West Fargo ND
    I’ll truely miss Gus because I see him at West Acres sitting over at MACYs everyday he will always say theres no reason to live but I always say my great grandma lived till the age of 102 & you’ll to think postive never negtive about living you got family & friends who love you & will miss you so give up now..

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