Mary J. Bossert, 64, died Dec. 9, 2008 at her home in Payson, surrounded by family. She was born Jan. 14, 1944 in Chanute, Kan.
She moved to Mesa in 1962 and to Payson in 2003.
She loved spending time with her family, gardening and quilting.
Mrs. Bossert is survived by her husband of 45 years, Edwin; four children, Denice Cox of Payson, Candy Phipps of Mesa, Butch Bossert of Payson and Robert Bossert of Mesa; six grandchildren, Jake Phipps, Lyndsey Phipps, Cody Bossert, Kelsey Bossert, Mary Cox and Nina Bossert; two sisters, Linda Sue Glaze and Diana Burke.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert E. and Mary Bartlett; a brother, Robert E. Bartlett II; a sister, Patricia Wood; and her oldest grandchild, Amanda Phipps.
Services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 16 at Mountain View Memorial Gardens Mortuary, 7900 E. Main St. in Mesa.
Memorial donations may be made to RTA Hospice of Payson.