Della Gertrude Boehner, 91, passed peacefully on February 20, 2014 at the home of her daughter in Mission Viejo, CA.
Della G. Boehner, born April 6, 1922 to Arch Wilber and Ruth Margaret Lambert in Yuma, Colorado. She graduated from Yuma High School in 1940 and attended Colorado State College of Education, now the University of Northern Colorado.
Married to Waldo L. Boehner July 2, 1942, they made their home in Greeley until his death in 1966 excluding a period of time during World War II when they lived in Norfolk, Virginia.
Mrs. Boehner taught school in Firestone, Colorado, worked at the Norfolk Naval Air station and School District 6 before going to work for the Weld County Department of Social Services in l962 where she remained until her retirement in 1987. Though employed full time, she volunteered as a Brownie and Girl Scout Leader, 4-H Leader, Sunday school teacher, Braille transcriber, and helped to make quilts for newborns and the needy.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Greeley and their United Methodist Women.
Survivors include two daughters and their spouses Joyce and Dick Johnson of Gill, Colorado and Barbara and Don Beier of Mission Viejo, California; five grandchildren, Mike Johnson, Robin Johnson, Laurie Clark, Amy Hernandez, and Catherine Hamasaki and eleven great grandchildren.
Memorial services are pending. Gifts in her memory may be made to the First United Methodist Church, Greeley, Colorado.