Frieda Boschetto

Frieda Boschetto

Our beloved Frieda Boschetto (Nonni), 90, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs.

She was born in Salorno, Italy, on April 11, 1929, the daughter of Karl and Rosa Kob proudly immigrated to Rock Springs over 60 years ago.

She married Ben Boschetto on Aug. 30, 1959.

She was fluent in Italian, German and English and could carry on a delightful conversation in any of the three languages. She worked as a gemologist at Sathers and later as a salesperson at Herberger’s.

She grew up during difficult times in Europe. Her family often marveled at her tenacity, strength and resilience. Her beautiful life story was turned into a memoir in 2017.

She worshipped at the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

She loved to dance, sing Christian songs, write letters, travel to Las Vegas and go for long walks. Above all else, she loved her family, who cherished her.

Frieda was preceded in death by her husband Ben Boschetto; parents Karl and Rosa Kob; brother Bruno Kob; and sisters-in-law Crystal Kob and Sebine Kob.

She is survived by her daughter Carmen (Robert) DeBernardi; grandchildren Rob (Shanon) DeBernardi and Gina (James) Peters; great-grandchildren Bobby DeBernardi, Jackson Peters and Savannah Peters; and her brother Karl Kob.

Following cremation, private family services will be hosted. The family respectfully requests donations in Frieda’s memory be made to Seventh Day Adventist Church of Rock Springs, 120 Second St., Rock Springs, WY 82901. Condolences may be left at

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