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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- Frederick H. Bosselman, founder of a regional chain of travel centers and convenience stores, died Thursday at the age of 89.
Grandson Frederick "Andy" Bosselman told the Omaha World-Herald that his grandfather was involved with the company until the end. "Up until the last moment, he was there," Bosselman said.
The cause of death is not known at press time, however the founder had been ill with complications due to kidney failure recently.
The Bosselman Family Cos. operates seven Grandma Max's restaurants, eight Boss Truck Shops, five motels, six travel centers and 39 Pump & Pantry convenience stores throughout six states and employees more than 1,000 employees in Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, South Dakota, Kentucky and New Mexico.