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Grace Boomgarden - 10211/10/1913 - 11/10/2015
Grace Boomgarden, 102, of Watseka, IL, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. She was born on November 10, 1913 in Middleport Township, IL, the daughter of Harm Boomgarden and Anna (Medendorp) Boomgarden. Ms. Boomgarden worked for Kankakee Arsenal for two years, was a Radio Condenser inspector and supervisor for TRW in Hoopeston and Watseka, and then worked for Howard Industry until she retired in 1982. Grace was a Life Member of the Ladies VFW, supporter of Veteran’s Children’s Home, treasurer for 20 years at the Auxiliary, member of the Watseka American Legion Post 23, the Iroquois County Democrats Secretary, and a committee person. She enjoyed traveling, bus trips, embroidery, visiting family, and crocheting. Surviving Ms. Boomgarden is many great, great-great, and great-great-great nieces and nephews. She is also preceded in death by both parents; three sisters, Rose Walton, Rena Alcorn, and Florence Lease; and four brothers, William, George, Harry, and John Boomgarden. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 20, 2015 from 4-7pm, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11:00 am, at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka. A one hour visitation will be held prior to services. Pastor Joseph Hughes will officiate. Burial will follow at the GAR Cemetery in Watseka, IL. Memorials in Grace's name can be made to the Veteran’s Children’s Home, Watseka VFW or American Legion, or Donor’s Choice. View Grace Boomgarden's Guestbook
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