Yvonne Boen, 85

Yvonne Boen died Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center, Hallock, MN, at the age of 85.

Funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Strandquist, MN, with Rev. Curtis Matz officiating.  Burial will follow at Hegland Lutheran Church Cemetery, Rural Strandquist, MN.

Visitation will be held on Monday, June 4 2012, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM, with a 7:00 PM Prayer Service at Bethesda Lutheran Church, Strandquist, MN.  Visitation will also be held one hour prior to the funeral service at the church on Tuesday.

Yvonne Nancy (Koland) Boen was born on February 25, 1927 in Karlstad, MN, the daughter of Robert and Nettie (Underberg) Koland.  She was baptized and confirmed into the Christian Faith.  Yvonne grew up and attended school at Karlstad High school, graduating in 1945.

Following high school Yvonne worked for the United States Postal Service in Strandquist for several years and loved being a Para at the Strandquist School after raising her own family of seven.

On June 20, 1953, Yvonne was united in marriage to Phillip Boen at First Lutheran Church, Karlstad, MN.  Together they raised their family of seven children on a farm in Lincoln Township near Karlstad and lived there until they retired and moved to Karlstad in 1996.

Yvonne loved her family and enjoyed leading Bible study and teaching Sunday School, sewing, and cooking.  She was a prayer warrior and most of all loved the Lord.

Yvonne is survived by her children, Yvette (David) Moberg of Port St. Lucie, Fl, Krista (Mike) Proulx of Crookston, MN, Michele Boen of Brooklyn Park, MN, Paul (Jackie) Boen of Karlstad, MN, Brent (Carla) Boen of Strandquist, MN, Nancy (Mark) Larson of Otsego, MN, and Corey (Candace) Boen of Bemidji, MN; grandchildren, Mikhal (Samantha) Moberg, Devin ( Katie) Moberg, Brent (Blythe) Proulx, Mark (Megan) Proulx, Matthew (Danielle) Proulx, Chelsea (Fiance Travis Hjelle), Chase Boen, Christian and Gracie Boen, Jordan, Jacob, and Nicole Larson, Cameron and Drew Boen; great-grandchildren, William Moberg, David Moberg, and Cora Proulx; brother and sisters, Marjorie Wollin, Emojean (Roy) Anderson, Roger (Una Mae) Koland, and Helen (Don) Wysocki.

Preceding her in death are her husband, Phillip; brother, Morris Koland and sisters, Donna Sumner, Joyce Boen; grandchildren, Jeremy Moberg, and Grace Larson.

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