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Gladys Boe

Gladys Boe

The funeral service for Gladys Boe was held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at the Johnson-Schuller Chapel in Wadena, with Pastor Eric Clapp presiding.

Gladys, age 93, passed away peacefully April 20, 2019, at the Lakewood Health System Care Center in Staples, MN.

Gladys (Thoring) Boe was born August 2, 1925, to Anton and Louise Thoring of Alamo, ND.

Gladys was united in marriage to Elenius "Elly" Boe on June 14, 1947. They were married for 54 years until Elly's death on June 4, 2001. They moved to the Wadena area in 1958, where they owned a farm by Deer Creek, MN. Gladys loved the farm and worked very hard on it. She also loved going to Arizona with Elly after retirement and had many wonderful fun years doing this, playing cards, dancing or just having fun with their friends. Gladys enjoyed embroidery and going to Bingo. She belonged to the Compton Homemakers Club and the Messiah Ladies Aid. Gladys continued to go to Arizona after Elly's death and met a special friend Orville Scott.

Gladys is survived by four of her six children, Bonnita Birch of Parkers Prairie, Byron (Pam) Boe of Deer Creek, Barbara Hult of Akeley, and Brian (Bonnie) Boe of New York Mills; 11 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren; and sister Dorothy Kvigne of Whitefish, MT. Gladys will be greatly missed by her beloved family and friends.

Gladys was preceded in death by her husband Elenius; two infant children; her parents; two sisters and three brothers; son in-law Sam Hult; and great-grandchild Sean Rinde.

Casketbearers were her grandchildren. Burial was in Compton Lutheran Cemetery, Compton Township, MN.

Arrangements with the Schuller Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Services' Johnson-Schuller Chapel, Wadena, MN (