A funeral service for Gloria Boggs, 76, of Baker was held Dec. 17, 2012 at the American Lutheran Church in Baker.
Posted December 20, 2012
A funeral service for Gloria Boggs, 76, of Baker was held Dec. 17, 2012 at the American Lutheran Church in Baker. Interment was in the Bonnievale Cemetery in Baker. Dec. 16, a family visitation with friends was held at Stevenson Funeral Home.
Gloria Janet Varner was born Feb. 11, 1936 to Reuel (Bob) and Marguerite (Crawford) Varner in Baker. She grew up on the family farm southeast of Baker, near Webster. She attended school through the eighth grade at Chimney Creek country school. She graduated from Baker High School in 1954.
She worked for the Baker Variety Store for a short time. She married Robert Boggs Dec. 7, 1957, in Baker at the Lutheran Church. Two children were born to her and Robert, Leslie Robert and Melodie Kaye. She then went to work for Fallon County, working in many offices before retiring from the sheriff’s office in 1999.
Gloria was a very thoughtful, giving, caring person. Christmas was her favorite time of the year, and she always made it a very special time for all of us, especially after her two granddaughters came along. She was shopping for them all the time. We will miss her immensely!
Gloria was a member of the American Lutheran Church in Baker and served as a board member on both the Fallon Medical Complex and FMC Foundation.
She fought long and hard with many health problems over the years, never giving up. She passed away Dec. 13, 2012 at Fallon Medical Complex in Baker.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, several in-laws, and her son-in-law John Bertsch.
She is survived by her loving husband, Robert Boggs; son Les (Darcy) Boggs; daughter, Melodie (special friend Mark Lester) Bertsch; the two lights of her life – granddaughters Jillian and Cameron Boggs, all of Baker; her brother, Bobby (Linda) Varner and sister, Marlene (Jim) Karch, aunt, Miriam Kirschten, all of Baker; several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the American Lutheran Church in Baker.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.stevensonfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Stevenson Funeral Home of Baker.