Marguerite Boles Obituary

Marguerite  Boles
Marguerite Boles
Marguerite Boles

January 20, 1925 - June 9, 2008
Born in Carney, Iowa
Resided in Johnston, IA
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Marguerite Boles, 83, passed from this life on Monday, June 9, 2008 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 13, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines, of which she was a member. Committal services will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday, at Wheelis Cemetery, north of Grand River, Iowa.

Marguerite was born on January 20, 1925 in Carney, Iowa to Anthony and Nellie Francis Hague Mehalovich. She married Harold B. Boles on February 13, 1945 and they made their home in Des Moines. Marguerite was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She raised her children and day-cared her grandchildren for many years, leaving fond memories with them as well as her many nieces and nephews of pleasant days spent at Grandma's and Aunt "Pete's".

She is survived by her four children, Harold L. (Linda) Boles of Eden Prairie, MN, Steven E. (Barb) Boles of Des Moines, Cheryl L. (Ross) Wootan of Albany, OR and Gary M. (Mary) Boles of Pella, IA; two brothers, Jack (Mary) Mehalovich of Johnston and Tony (Molly) Mehalovich of Ankeny; two sisters, Rose Philippi of Waite Park, MN and Mary Jackson of Grimes; seven grandchildren, 11 great- grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Marguerite was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; and brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 12 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, where a parish scripture service will begin at 7 p.m. Memorials may be made to either Mercy Hospice in Johnston or American Cancer Society.


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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1627 Grand
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Thursday, June 12, 2008
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1627 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines, IA US 50265
Friday, June 13, 2008
10:00 AM
Wheelis Cemetery- Grand River, Iowa
Grand River, IA
Friday, June 13, 2008
2:00 PM


Mercy Hospice Johnston
5820 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA 50131