William Dean Boman

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William Dean Boman

  • Birth 26 Aug 1933 Elsmore, Allen County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 19 Feb 2009 Miami, Ottawa County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Burial Miami, Ottawa County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 34054157

Published Feb. 21, 2009 - Iola, KS

William Dean Boman, 75, of Miami, Oklahoma, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at his home after a long battle with cancer.

He was born Aug. 26, 1933, in Elsmore, Kansas, to Dean L. and Ruth (Deer) Boman.

He was a graduate of Elsmore High School.

On Aug. 23, 1952, he married Alice Marie Gatewood in Nevada, Missouri. She survives at the home.

He worked in the trucking industry for more than 30 years, retiring from Indiana Western Express as a safety instructor.

He was a member of All Saints' Episcopal Church in Miami.

Other survivors include, two daughters and their husbands, (Ruth) Kay and Ken Harvey, Miami, OK, and Deana and Don Engle, Sapulpa, OK; two grandchildren, Deuce and Aimee Watson, Oklahoma City, OK, and Heather Watson and her fiance, Mark Jones, Sapulpa, OK; three step-grandchildren, Calton and Stephanie Harvey, Broken Arrow, OK, Amy and Matt Ensley, Greenville, TX, and Obadiah and Michelle Harvey, Las Vegas, NV; one great-granddaughter; four step-great-granchildren; siblings, Shirley and Vernon Shultz, Chanute, KS, Glen and Sis Boman, Bristow, OK, Phyllis and, KS, Sue and Rick Coultas and Dale Boman, Iola, KS, Tom Gatewood, Wyandotte, OK, Bob and Shirley Gatewood, Houston, TX, Jim and Darlene Gatewood, Wyandotte, OK; Larry and Sally Gatewood, Miami, OK, and Linda and Bob Colver, Welch, OK.

Two brothers, Ralph and Jeff Boman, and a granddaughter, Keli Marie Boman, died earlier.

Cremation was under the direction of Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home, Miami, OK.

Memorial services will be at All Saints' Episcopal Church, 225 B St. N.W., Miami, OK 74354. The Rev. Susan Connell will be celebrant. Burial will follow in Good Shepherd Memorial Garden at the church.

Memorials may be made to All Saints' Episcopal Church.


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  • Added: 20 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34054157
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Dean Boman (26 Aug 1933–19 Feb 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34054157, citing All Saints' Garden of the Good Shepherd, Miami, Ottawa County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by TiogaRose (contributor 46543416) .