Wilma R. Boudreau
Wilma R. Boudreau
Wilma R. Boudreau, 89, of Kahoka, MO, died Sunday, January 25, 2009 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL.
She was born on September 26, 1919 in Winchester, MO, the daughter of Glenn Hunziker, Sr. and Ernestine Mae Kennedy Hunziker. On April 26, 1941, Wilma was united in marriage to Robert F. Boudreau in St. Patrick, MO. He preceded her in death on January 22, 1982.
She had been employed at Motorola in Quincy, IL for ten years and then worked at Shellor Globe in Keokuk, IA for twenty-two years, retiring in 1982.
She was a member of the Shrine of St. Patrick in St. Patrick, MO and then became a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Kahoka, MO. She was also a member of the Daughters of Isabella.
Wilma enjoyed flowers, gardening, sewing, quilting and decorating her home. She designed and made quilts for the annual Fourth of July picnic at St. Patrick, MO for many years. She loved baking and often made goodies for her family and friends. Her life had been devoted to God and her children. She was a loving mother and grandmother and cherished the times she spent with her family. Wilma especially enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s school and sport activities.
She is survived by one daughter, Judy McAfee of Quincy, IL, three sons, Larry Boudreau, Lloyd Boudreau and his wife Linda and Marvin Boudreau and his wife Doris all of Canton, MO, eight grandchildren, Jana Sheely, Ann Boone, Jason Boudreau, Angela Lovell, Carie Logsdon, Todd Anderson, Tony Anderson, and Jennifer Schilling, eighteen great-grandchildren, two sisters, Nettie Bash of Kahoka, MO and Pauline Wood and her husband Dean of Canton, MO, one brother, Earl Hunziker and his wife Gladys of Hamilton, IL, five sisters-in-law, Lois Hunziker of Kahoka, MO, Emma Danker of St. Patrick, MO, Carmie Schutte and her husband Herb of Kahoka, MO, Pat Boudreau of San Diego, CA and Callie Boudreau of Davenport, IA, many cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Glenn Hunziker, Jr, one sister, Leona “Tootie” Roach, one sister-in-law, Lenora Hunziker, two brothers-in-law, Roland Roach and Marshall Bash, one grandson, Michael McAfee and one son-in-law, Edward McAfee.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, January 28th at the St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Kahoka, MO. Burial was in the Kahoka Cemetery.
Organist was Julie Kirchner. Pallbearers were Jana Sheeley, Ann Boone, Jason Boudreau, Angela Lovell, Carie Logsdon, Todd Anderson, Tony Anderson and Jennifer Schilling.
Visitation was held after 1 p.m., Tuesday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka, MO with the family meeting with friends from 6 – 8 p.m. A Rosary was recited at 5 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials were made to the Shrine of St. Patrick or St. Michael’s Catholic Church.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.vigenmemorialhome.com.