|Birth: ||Jun. 26, 1928|
|Death: ||Apr. 24, 2010|
CLARENCE FERDINAND BOGER
1928 - 2010
Clarence Ferdinand Boger was born June 26, 1928, the son of Ferdinand and Martha Hollander Boger. He died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at the Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison, Iowa, at the age of eighty-one.
Clarence was born in Manilla, Iowa, and was baptized in Christ on October 21, 1928, in Manilla and confirmed on March 27, 1946, at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison. He received his education in a rural school near his home after which he worked as a farm hand. On September 5, 1952, he was united in marriage to Virginia Dixon at Zion Lutheran Church by Rev. Schmidt.
On September 10, 1952, Clarence took his army training at Fort Smith, Arkansas. In January of 1953, he was sent to Korea where he served until March of 1954. He was stationed in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he received his honorable discharge on June 9, 1954, having received the rank of Corporal and decorated with a Korean Service Medal with two bronze service stars, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. Clarence and Virginia made their home in Denison where Clarence worked at IBP, retiring in 1991.
He was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who loved bus trips with Virginia to visit family and other vacation spots. He enjoyed woodworking of which he did beautiful work and in his leisure time he enjoyed playing cards and fishing.
Clarence was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Pennie Lea; three brothers: Raymond, Leslie and Harry; and three sisters: Loretta, Gloria and Gladys. Survivors include his wife, Virginia ; two daughters, Monica and her husband, David; Robin and her husband, Keith; one son, Clinton; five grandchildren: Justin and his wife, Andrea and children Emily and Allison; Caitlin; Joshua and Bryan; Kara ; two sisters, Erma and Jenell; one brother, Louis; one sister-in-law, Mary and one brother-in-law, Merlin; many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 A.M., Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Zion Lutheran Church in Denison, Iowa. Rev. Kurt Kaiser and Rev. David Sewing officiated the service and graveside rites held at Crawford Heights Memory Gardens, Garden of Good Shepherd, in Denison. Organist Karen Kahl provided accompaniment for hymns, "On The Wings Of A Snow White Dove," "How Great Thou Art," and "I Know That My Redeemer Lives." Eldon Hardekopf served as a soloist. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Caitlin Boger and Kara Herr. Serving as pallbearers were Richard Boger, Justin Boger, Glenn North, Joshua Seda, Bryan Seda, and Rick Davis. Military honors and pallbearers were the V.F.W. Post 2504 and American Legion Post 8 of Denison.
Virgina C. Boger (1927 - 2015)*
Crawford Heights Memory Gardens
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Record added: May 11, 2010
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