In memory of
August 26, 1925 - November 28, 2016 OKLAHOMA CITY Our world has lost a beautiful lady with a very caring and giving heart and a beautiful smile. Emma Bozenski of OKC went to be with her Lord & Savior Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. Emma was born to Svante & Laura Swanson on Aug. 26, 1925 in Topeka, KS. Edward Bozenski, Emma's husband for over 50 years, preceded her in death. Emma's sister Laura Booze & nephew Jerry Booze also preceded her in death. Surviving siblings are: sister Ruth Winters, Shawnee, brother Carl Swanson & wife Wanda, Edmond, brother Tom Swanson & wife Elaine, OKC and sister Margaret Milner & husband Don, OKC. Surviving nephews are James Crow, Shawnee, John Crow, Shawnee, Tom Knight, Detroit, Michigan, Richard Swanson, Edmond, and Martin Milner, OKC. Surviving nieces are Janice Goodner, Shawnee, Nora Inman & husband Ron, Tecumseh, Deborah McDowell, Shawnee, Paula Claypool & husband Larry, Guthrie, Laura Ender & husband Brad, Ft. Worth, TX, and Charla Decoteau & husband Trey Smith, Midwest City. Also, there are many other surviving family members including cousins, grandnieces, grandnephews and a great grandnephew. Emma was raised as a gracious lady with deep Christian values. Our sister moved from OKC to Chicago in 1948 to find her fortune and stayed for over 55+ years. She loved the Windy City and the Cubs (the Cubs won before she passed). Emma and Ed traveled throughout Europe & many other world destinations. They also traveled in the USA extensively. Numerous churches & charities benefited greatly from Emma's volunteer work & giving heart. She always found time to work on blankets for the Linus Program, even as her fingers, eyes & mind began to deter her. Her training at Northeast High School Class of January 1944 and at Draughn's School of Business in OKC & her hard work ethic provided her a foundation to grow in the accounting field. Her last job was at American Printers & Lithographers of Niles, IL. She was the head Payroll Accountant for the company. After she moved back to OKC, she transferred her lifelong membership in Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) from Chicago to Moore & made many TOPS friends. She enjoyed attending plays & the OKC Philharmonic with her younger sister Margaret. Living at Village on the Park, Rambling Oaks Courtyard & Autumn Leaves SW, she made friends easily & participated in many activities. We want to thank the staffs of those living centers for the loving support of our dear sister. We want to especially thank Ms. Willie Ferguson for her support & kindness. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, at Southern Hills Methodist Church, 8200 S. Pennsylvania Ave., OKC. A reception in celebration of our wonderful sister Emma will immediately follow the Memorial Service. Inurnment at Chapel Hill Cemetery with the family will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the Arthritis Foundation.
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