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Wilma Boeder

May 19, 1931 - December 07, 2014

Gathering:

7:30-8:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead, MN.

1:30-2:30 P.M. Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hope ND.

Prayer Service:

8:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead, MN.

Funeral Service:

2:30 P.M. Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Hope ND.

Burial:

Hope Cemetery, Hope ND.

Arrangements:

Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.

Wilma Boeder

May 19, 1931 - December 07, 2014

Obituary

Wilma L. Boeder, 83, Fargo, ND, formerly Hope, ND passed away Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead, MN surrounded by her family.

Wilma was born May 19, 1931 in Clifford, ND to Isaac and Fern (Umsted) Elston. She graduated from Hope High School as Valedictorian in 1949. She was active in music and athletics in High School, including basketball and softball. She attended and received her teaching certificate from Valley City State Teachers College in 1950. She married Donald Boeder on June 29, 1950 at the Methodist Church in Hope, ND. They made their home on the farm north of Hope for 60 years.

Wilma was very active in her church and community, serving as the church organist for many years.  She helped in all aspects of work on the farm and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Wilma and Don spent many winters in Arizona and moved to Fargo in 2011.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Donald; children, Barbara (Clint) Lonbaken, Fargo, ND, Richard (Linda) Boeder, Sioux Falls, SD, Colby (girlfriend Janelle) Boeder, Fargo, ND; grandchildren, Alex and Nick Thompson, Christina (Tony) Burggraff, Melissa (Matt) Schmidt, Amanda (Broc) Giffey, Laura (Dan) Shields; 5 great-grandchildren; siblings, Carl Elston, Carol Dorrance and Janet Kainz.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Orville “Pete” Elston.

Memorials are preferred to Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead.

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8 responses to “Wilma Boeder”

  1. Marcy Langdahl says:

    Issaquah WashingtonSending my sympathy to you Don. Wilma was a wonderful person to know, She was such a lady and her presence was such a joy to be around, Memories of our visits in Mesa and Hope

  2. Janice (Laughlin) Rayner says:

    Mesa AZ
    My thoughts and prayers go out to your family I always enjoyed visiting with wilma and she was a very nice and a interesting person

  3. Teresa Washburn says:

    Grand Forks ND
    So sorry for your loss, Willma was such a beautiful & kind person. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. Steve Ronde says:

    addison texasI pray that God will comfort you all at this time. Wilma was a great mom and will be missed by everybody whoever met her. My family has so many great memories of the times we spent with the Boeder family and will always cherish them. Our prayers will continue to be with you during this difficult time.

  5. Harmon Badger says:

    Grand Forks ND
    So sorry to hear about the loss in your family. Growing up I always thought Wilma was the kind of mother that every kid would love to have.

    May the good memories provide you all with strength in the days ahead.
    Harmon

  6. Kerri Anderson says:

    West Fargo ND
    Wilma has touched the lives of many souls including the Anderson cousins. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Boeder Family. Kerri, Jere, John, Luella Sheri, Josh, Jake and Drew Huot

  7. Boyd and Kathy Sussex says:

    Wilmot South DakotaWe are so sorry to hear of Wilma’s passing. We know you will be surrounded with the Lord’s love.
    Wilma was always such a friendly and beautiful person. She always had a contagious smile and treated everyone with such warmth.
    Find comfort in all the wonderful family memories. Allow her memory to live on in all your shared stories. Let the laughter of family reach her in Heaven.
    You all will be kept in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Karla Cross says:

    Fargo ND
    Colby & Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We will always remember Wilma’s kind, gentle and sweet personality. Love, Tom and Karla Cross

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