Gilbert A. Oswald, 88, of Boonville, died Sunday, May 16, 2004, at Riverdell Care Center in Boonville.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 20, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Boonville. Father Bob Duesbieker will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, at Thacher Funeral Home in Boonville. Rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to St. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Boonville.
Born Aug. 2, 1915, in Sioux St. Marie, Mich., he was the son of the late Augustine and Armene Brabrant Oswald. In 1953, he married Lorene Meamber, who preceded him in death in 1983. He was a member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and was a longtime cattle farmer.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Cho of Houston, Texas, and Carol Gerding of Marshall; and three grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Gail Lynn Smith.