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Charlene M. Boes

January 21, 1929 June 30, 2018
Charlene M. Boes
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Charlene M. Boes age 89 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Saturday evening June 30, 2018 at her home.
She was born January 21, 1929 in Sturgis, Michigan daughter of the late Ross and Anna (Miller) Wisler.
Charlene was a lifelong Sturgis resident and a graduate of Sturgis High School with the class of 1947.
On November 27, 1948 she married Clinton Augustus “Bud” Boes at the First United Methodist Church in Sturgis. He died October 8, 2009.
For over 30 years she owned and operated Charlene’s Beauty Shop in Sturgis and retired from Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis where she operated the beauty shop.
She was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Sturgis and Pythian Sisters Pocahontas Temple #121. For many years she served as a 4-H leader and Brownie and Girl Scout leader. Charlene enjoyed knitting, bowling, and traveling and loved time with family.
She is survived by one son: Raymond Boes of Burr Oak; two daughters: Deborah (Kenneth) Delle of Colon and Brenda (Mark) Patrick of Sturgis; seven grandchildren: Robert (Julie) Boes of Gobles, Andy (Sara) Boes of Sturgis, Eric (Elizabeth) Delle of Colon, Randy (Dawn) Delle of Three Rivers. Sarah Smeltzer of Kalamazoo, Michelle (Ricardo) Patrick of Wolcottville, Indiana and Charles (Stefanie) Patrick of Sturgis; 11 great grandchildren; one brother: Ed Wisler of Arizona; one sister: Carolyn Neal of Florida and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one son: Thomas Lynn Boes, December 19, 1954.
In accordance with her wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial graveside service and burial of the ashes will take place at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis. The Rev. Rodger Moyer of the Sturgis Evangelical Church will officiate.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is entrusted with the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Boes’ memory consider Hospice of Sturgis, P.O. Box 126, Sturgis, MI 49091 or the Children’s Hospital of Chicago, 225 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611.
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Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

Oak Lawn Cemetery
300 E. South Street Sturgis 49091 Michigan
United States

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Oak Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

300 E. South Street Sturgis 49091 Michigan
United States

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