Bosma, Sandra Jean

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Sandra Jean Bosma 1937 – 2022

Sandra Jean Bosma (Bateman) born on May 9, 1937, in Stettler, Alta. to Fran and Tom Bateman, the first of three girls.

She attended school in Stettler and was crowned Ice Carnival Queen in 1954. She worked at AGT as a telephone operator after she finished school until she married the love of her life, Jack Bosma in 1956.

The Bateman’s were new to the area, one day Jack rode by on his horse and Sandra insisted to go for a ride. She never got off the horse.

Jack and Sandra were married Dec. 1, 1956 and to this union three kids were added; Tammy 1959, Jim 1966, and Donnie 1969.

They worked shoulder to shoulder, 24/7 on their farm for just over 65 years.

The family has expanded to include five grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

Sandra leaves to mourn, her loving husband Jack; daughter Tammy (Trevor) Groves; son’s Jim (Kelly) Bosma and Donnie Bosma; grandchildren: Blake (Laura) Groves, Jesse (Jordanna) Bosma, Dallas Bosma, Summer Bosma; step granddaughter Ally LaRose; great grandchildren Brycelynn and Finn Groves, Olivia and Oakley Bosma; sister Sheila (Bob) Kirk; sister-in-law Anna Forrest; brother-in-law Dave Lovell; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many dear friends.

She was predeceased by her parents Tommy and Fran Bateman; sister Dixie Lovell; grandson Bryce Bosma and daughter-in-law Amanda Bosma.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Stettler Funeral Home, Stettler, Alta. on Sat. Aug. 6, 2022 at 2 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Alberta Cancer Foundation.

Condolences may be sent to the family, please visit

Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium entrusted with the care and funeral arrangements 403-742-3342.

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