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Charles A Boardman
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1921
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 2014
East Moline
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Charles A. Boardman, 92, formerly of Port Byron, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Port Byron. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m. until the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, Port Byron.

Charles was born March 8, 1921, in Rock Island, son of John R. and Ruth E. Bihlmeier Boardman. He married Ruth Hanny on May 29, 1942, in Rock Island.

Charles served in the US Army during World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart. Upon discharge, he worked for Eagle Signal in Moline as a purchasing agent, retiring after 41 years of service.

Charles was a member of First United Methodist Church and Coe-Lamb American Legion, both in Port Byron. He had served as Port Byron Township clerk. His hobbies included collecting coins and arrowheads, as well as traveling.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Boardman; two children and their spouses, Charles "Chuck" (Rosemary) Boardman, Geneseo, and Carol (Fred) Franks, Bettendorf; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and brother, Hugh L. Boardman, Orlando, Fla. Charles was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ruth (Hollister) Boardman; his birth mother, Ruth (Bihlmeier) Boardman; and a sister, Isabelle Riewerts.
(Rock Island Argus) 
 
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 Parents:
  John R Boardman (1898 - 1983)
  Ruth Esther Bihlmeier Boardman (1900 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth I Hanny Boardman (1920 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles A Boardman (1921 - 2014)
  Isabel Irene Boardman Riewerts (1927 - 2013)*
  Infant daughter Boardman (1930 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
PFC US Army World War II
BSM PH
FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS
 
Burial:
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: 3 - 472
 
Maintained by: Paula Schave
Originally Created by: Paul Mack
Record added: Feb 16, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 125233658
Charles A Boardman
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Charles A Boardman
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Charles A Boardman
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