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Florence Veloy Boehme (1936-2014) Obituary

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Florence Veloy Boehme (1936-2014) Obituary

Posted: 1403468122000
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Boehme, McGavin, Robinson
Logan Herald Journal, 06/22/14

GENEVA, IDAHO — Florence Veloy Boehme passed away peacefully June 19, 2014 in Montpelier, Idaho. She was born December 7, 1936 in Afton, Wyoming to James and Florence McGavin. She was the youngest child in her family with one brother and two sisters.

Veloy grew up in Freedom, Wyoming until the passing of her mother when she was 11 years old. She then lived with her Uncle Glen and Aunt Elise Robinson in Idaho Falls, Idaho. She later moved back to Afton, Wyoming and lived with her father until his passing, she was 17 years old. Veloy then lived with her sister, Beatrice and brother-in-law, Noel Allred when graduated from Star Valley High School.

She married Virgil Boehme on September 2, 1955 in the Idaho Falls Temple. They established their home in Geneva, Idaho where she lived the remainder of her life. She became the loving mother of three children; Debra (Kevin) Hall, Tremonton, Utah, Scott (Raquel) of Pleasant View, Utah, and Gene (Patsy) of Geneva, Idaho. She dearly loved her fifteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.

Veloy drove the school bus in Geneva for eight years and worked at the Farm Bureau Insurance office in Montpelier for twenty-two years. She served on the Bear Lake Memorial Hospital Board and served on the Bear Lake Republican Committee.

She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various Church positions. Her favorite calling was serving as the Geneva Ward Librarian. Veloy and Virgil served as officiators in the Logan Temple for twelve years. They cherish the many friendships they made there.

Veloy loved knitting, embroidering and camping with her family. Her most favorite and cherished time was being with her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, brother Ferrin; sisters Catherine and Beatrice, a granddaughter Patsy Lee, and a great-granddaughter Kate.

The family expresses sincere thanks to the many doctors and staff at Bear Lake Memorial Hospital for their kind and loving care of our dear mother and grandmother.

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