About Us

Our Staff

Our staff's commitment to you 

Our staff is committed to providing support, compassion, information, and direction as needed to all members of our community, their families, and friends who are dealing with loss and grief.

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James D. Bosma Owner/President

Jim Bosma is owner of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Homes of Morrison and Fulton, IL and the Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home of Prophetstown, IL. He has 30 years of experience as a licensed funeral director in the states of Illinois and Iowa. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Mortuary Science. He has applied hours of study towards an Associates degree in Grief Counseling.

Jim is a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner as designated by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. He holds memberships in the National, Iowa, Mississippi Valley, and Illinois Funeral Directors Associations.

He currently serves a president of the board of directors of the Illinois Funeral Directors Association and has served as a member of the board of directors of the Hospice of the Rock River Valley, Unity Christian School – Fulton, IL, Morrison Chamber of Commerce and the Morrison United Way. He is also a 25 year member and past president of Morrison Lions Club. He is a member of the Morrison Christian Reformed Church where he has served as elder, deacon, Sunday School teacher and superintendent.

Jim and his wife Lu Anne reside in Morrison. They have two children, Lisa (Sean) Hanley of Sioux Falls, SD, Brian (Kelly) Bosma of Indianapolis, IN and three grandchildren, Ashley, Joey and Sarah Hanley. His hobbies include golfing, biking and sailing.

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Lu Anne Bosma Administrative Assistant

Lu Anne is administrative assistant for her husband, Jim. She is a graduate of Fulton High School and attended Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. She serves as office manager for both chapels.

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Dan Buck Funeral Director Assistant

Dan Buck was transplanted to the Bosma-Renkes and Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home team after the acquisition of the Gibson Funeral Home in 2008. Prior to that, he was employed for 34 years with the former Gardner Funeral Home in Prophetstown, IL, which then became the Gibson Funeral Home. Dan is a Prophetstown native and graduated from Prophetstown High School. He attended Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, IL and served in the U.S. Army. He and his wife Karen reside in Prophetstown and have two children and two grandchildren (and counting). Dan is an avid motorcycle enthusiast.

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Steve Owen Funeral Director

Steve resides in Fulton, IL with his wife, Liza, and two young sons. He graduated from Abingdon, IL High School and went on to receive his Bachelor’s in Biology and Environmental Science from Monmouth College in Monmouth, IL. He later received his Associates Degree in Mortuary Science from Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, IL. In addition to being an on the go dad, Steve is active in the community and currently serves on board for the Fulton Chamber of Commerce. He is also an active member of the Fulton Kiwanis. He attends First Reformed Church in Fulton.

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Cindy Schultz Receptionist/Secretary

Cindy grew up in Davenport, IA and is a graduate of Central High School. She attended Scott Community College in Bettendorf, IA, and was certified as a medical laboratory technician. After working for 15 years as a licensed day care provider, she returned to Scott Community College and received her Associates Degree in Information Technology. She and her family moved to Albany, IL in 1997, and she started with the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in 1998. Recently she moved to Cordova, IL. She enjoys traveling, meeting new people and using her artistic talents. She has three grown children and four grandsons.

James D. Bosma

Owner/President
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Jim Bosma is owner of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Homes of Morrison and Fulton, IL and the Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home of Prophetstown, IL. He has 30 years of experience as a licensed funeral director in the states of Illinois and Iowa. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Mortuary Science. He has applied hours of study towards an Associates degree in Grief Counseling.

Jim is a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner as designated by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. He holds memberships in the National, Iowa, Mississippi Valley, and Illinois Funeral Directors Associations.

He currently serves a president of the board of directors of the Illinois Funeral Directors Association and has served as a member of the board of directors of the Hospice of the Rock River Valley, Unity Christian School – Fulton, IL, Morrison Chamber of Commerce and the Morrison United Way. He is also a 25 year member and past president of Morrison Lions Club. He is a member of the Morrison Christian Reformed Church where he has served as elder, deacon, Sunday School teacher and superintendent.

Jim and his wife Lu Anne reside in Morrison. They have two children, Lisa (Sean) Hanley of Sioux Falls, SD, Brian (Kelly) Bosma of Indianapolis, IN and three grandchildren, Ashley, Joey and Sarah Hanley. His hobbies include golfing, biking and sailing.

Lu Anne Bosma

Administrative Assistant
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Lu Anne is administrative assistant for her husband, Jim. She is a graduate of Fulton High School and attended Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. She serves as office manager for both chapels.

Dan Buck

Funeral Director Assistant
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Dan Buck was transplanted to the Bosma-Renkes and Bosma-Gibson Funeral Home team after the acquisition of the Gibson Funeral Home in 2008. Prior to that, he was employed for 34 years with the former Gardner Funeral Home in Prophetstown, IL, which then became the Gibson Funeral Home. Dan is a Prophetstown native and graduated from Prophetstown High School. He attended Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, IL and served in the U.S. Army. He and his wife Karen reside in Prophetstown and have two children and two grandchildren (and counting). Dan is an avid motorcycle enthusiast.

Steve Owen

Funeral Director
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Steve resides in Fulton, IL with his wife, Liza, and two young sons. He graduated from Abingdon, IL High School and went on to receive his Bachelor’s in Biology and Environmental Science from Monmouth College in Monmouth, IL. He later received his Associates Degree in Mortuary Science from Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, IL. In addition to being an on the go dad, Steve is active in the community and currently serves on board for the Fulton Chamber of Commerce. He is also an active member of the Fulton Kiwanis. He attends First Reformed Church in Fulton.

Cindy Schultz

Receptionist/Secretary
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Cindy grew up in Davenport, IA and is a graduate of Central High School. She attended Scott Community College in Bettendorf, IA, and was certified as a medical laboratory technician. After working for 15 years as a licensed day care provider, she returned to Scott Community College and received her Associates Degree in Information Technology. She and her family moved to Albany, IL in 1997, and she started with the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in 1998. Recently she moved to Cordova, IL. She enjoys traveling, meeting new people and using her artistic talents. She has three grown children and four grandsons.