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Marguerite Amelia Boerner

  • Birth 16 Aug 1903 Minnesota, USA
  • Death 2 Apr 1994 Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
  • Memorial ID 63061540

Marguerite Amelia Boerner, 90, of Billings, died Saturday morning, April 2, 1994, at Aspen Meadows Retirement Community where she lived since July of 1993. She was born Aug. 16, 1903 in Buffalo, Minn., the daughter of George J. and Mary Wade Boerner.

She attened high school in Paynesville, Minn., then attened Normal School in St. Cloud and Bemidji, Minn. To obtain her Bachelor of Education degree, she attended the University of Montana. Following graduation, her teaching career started in Sibley County Country School in Cass Lake Minn., before moving to Billings in 1928. While in Billings she taught at Broadwater, Campus, Orchard and Grand Avenue Schools.

Marguerite, as a dedicated teacher, wondered what she would do with her time in retirement and so she continued leading a scout group for 10 years, and was a member of AAUW and the Historical Society. As a member of the Audubon Society, she started a junior club, and as a result many of her students became interested in birds. She participated yearly in the winter bird count.

As an active member of the Methodist Church, Marguerite taught Sunday School, sang in the choir, and was charter member of the guild. She was very interested in the welfare of her nieces, nephews and their children, sending them many gifts and instilling in them the desire to read.

Survivors include a sister, Viola Budke, of Dayton, Wash.; one brother, Ralph Boerner, of Ventura, Calif,; twelve nieces and nephews; and many grandnieces and nephews. Her parents and brothers, Harold and Clifford preceded her in death.

In keeping with her concern for the welfare of others, memorials may be sent to First United Methodist Church, Feed The Children Endowment, 2800 4th Ave. N., Billings, Mont., 59101, or the charity of one's choice.

Memorial services will be held at 1p.m. Tuesday, at First United Methodist Church. Meichelotti, Sawyers & Nordquist is incharge of cremation arrangements.

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  • Created by: Jerry Clark
  • Added: 18 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63061540
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marguerite Amelia Boerner (16 Aug 1903–2 Apr 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63061540, ; Maintained by Jerry Clark (contributor 47209646) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.