Marianne <I>Schmidt</I> Boardham

Marianne Schmidt Boardham

Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 1959 (aged 34–35)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA
Plot S01-R14-16
Memorial ID 36792323 · View Source
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The Oklahoman, Sat., 12/15/1951, Front Page:
Mrs. Marianne Boardman, 28, daughter of the late William G. Schmidt, former head of the University of Oklahoma voice department, died Friday following an operation.
Mrs. Boardman was a stenographic clerk in the OU extension division.
Born in Norman, she had lived there all her life. She was graduated from Norman High School and attended the university. Her father, who died in 1936, was head of the voice department 20 years and was one of the first teachers of Joseph Benton.
Services are pending at Guardian funeral home.
She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Fred Abele, New Orleans, LA, and a brother, William G. Schmidt, Jr., 1217 Marlboro.
The Oklahoman, Sun., 12/16/1951, p.50:
Private services for Mrs. Marianne Boardman, 28, Norman, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday. Mrs. Boardman, daughter of the late William G. Schmidt, former University of Oklahoma voice department head, died Friday in a University hospital following an operation.

(She was married to Darwin Rice Boardman 02 Feb 1944 Norman, OK) She had cancer of the breast and brain.

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Gravesite Details Indexed incorrectly by misspelled name of Boardham. Gravestone says born 1924, and cemetery records list her as age 27. Also, index states death incorrectly as 1959.


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  • Created by: Robert Bennett
  • Added: 6 May 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 36792323
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marianne Schmidt Boardham (1924–1959), Find a Grave Memorial no. 36792323, citing IOOF Cemetery, Norman, Cleveland County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Robert Bennett (contributor 46637977) .