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Juanita Boelke

December 28, 1944 — December 2, 2009

Juanita Boelke, 64, of Wahpeton, ND died December 2, 2009 at Innovis Health in Fargo , ND .

Her funeral service will be held Monday, December 7, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Breckenridge , MN , with Pastor Kathryn Rothman officiating.

Visitation will be Monday, December 7, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge , MN .

Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery , Breckenridge , MN .

Juanita Marie Rossman was born December 28, 1944 to John and Marion ( Lawrence ) Rossman in Breckenridge , MN . She grew up in Breckenridge and graduated from Breckenridge High School in 1963. Juanita worked as a cook at Central Middle School in Wahpeton, ND and later worked at the Leech Home in Wahpeton.

Juanita was married to Tim Donley in 1967 and had two sons, Jay and Mitchell. She married Paul Boelke on June 18, 1977, her husband of over thirty years. Together they had a son, Douglas.

Juanita enjoyed doing word puzzles, especially working the Daily Word Jumbo (in the newspaper) with her brother, Ted. Juanita also enjoyed spending time at the lake and being with her family, grandchildren and friends. She will be remembered as a loving and devoted mother, wife, grandmother and friend to many.

She is survived by her husband: Paul Boelke, Wahpeton, ND; Her sons: Jay (Donna) Donley, Mapleton, ND; Mitchell (Lee) Donley, Fargo, ND; and Douglas (Wendi) Boelke, Colorado Springs, CO; Her mother: Marion Lyng, Breckenridge, MN; Her brothers: Theodore (Judy) Rossman, Breckenridge, MN; and James (Sandra) Rossman, Apple Valley, MN; Her six grandchildren: Mason, Josh, Devyn, Dylan, Jayden and Garrett; Her mother-in-law: Marge Boelke, Wahpeton, ND; Several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father: John Rossman; and Her step-father: Morris Lyng.

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