Georgine Boggess

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Georgine BoggessGeorgine L. Boggess, age 96 of Redwood Falls, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 23 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church on Wednesday.  Interment will be in the St. Catherine’s Catholic Cemetery at a later date.  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Georgine Louise Boggess was born January 25, 1922 to George and Elsie (Zimmer) Amberg in Redwood Falls, Minnesota.  She graduated from Redwood Falls High School in 1940 and received her RN Nursing Degree from St. Catherine’s University in St. Paul.  Georgine was united in marriage to Robert C. Boggess at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls.  She worked at the Redwood Hospital for many years and later was the director of nursing at Wood Dale Nursing Home.  Georgine was later married to Glen Armitage.  She loved walking her dog and spending time in the park.  She enjoyed watching movies and Dancing with the Stars.  Georgine was one of the first people in Redwood Falls to do ear piercing, she began at her home and later at the jewelry store.  She registered over 1300 piercings. Georgine enjoyed roller-skating and square dancing.  She loved crocheting, reading and watching the boys waterski.

Georgine is survived by her children: George (Rosy) Boggess of Gig Harbor, WA, Mike (Laurie) Boggess of Minnetonka, Patricia (Dean Reiman) Boggess of Sisters, OR, Mary (Scott) Kratzke of Big Lake, and Bob Boggess of Redwood Falls; grandchildren: Jim Boggess, Scott, Adam, & Dan Kratzke, and Caleb & Colan Boggess; great granddaughters: Harper & Hadley Kratzke; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands Robert & Glen, son Steve, and granddaughter Carolyn.

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  1. Leisa Evers says

    So sorry for your loss. We will miss her at Wood Dale. She was a very sweet lady and I loved to see her smile. You are all in my prayers.

  2. Fred Bloedow says

    Boggess family, so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful lady, who will be missed.

  3. The Cinnamon’s says

    Our thoughts and love are with you at this difficult time. She sounds like a real go getter. She raised a beautiful family of that there is know doubt. She and Makenzie share a birthday.
    We will be thinking of you and your whole family in the week to come.

  4. Judy Floor says

    Sorry for your loss, but heavens gain of a warm and wonderful sweet lady. Our family was fortunate to have memories of her for many years.

  5. Georgine’s family,
    Sorry for your loss, but certain for Heaven’s Joy.
    So glad for the neat memories of a warm and
    happy Aunt Georgine thru out the years.
    Prayers, Judy

  6. So very sorry for your loss. Georgina was a smart, funny and very sweet lady! She taught us all how to live with grace and humor, even when things were tough. God rest her soul.

  7. Martha Driscoll-Nelson says

    Sorry for your loss, Boggesses. Your mother had a long great life and left you all as evidence. Sending condolences.

  8. Dcn. Ryan and Erica Pope Family says

    I had the privilege to get to know Georgine when we would visit after receiving Holy Communion. My thoughts and prayers are with you all, and may God’s peace be with your family.

  9. Susan Neuschwander Johanneck says

    I am very sorry for the loss of Georgine. The Boggess family has always been in my thoughts, with a prayer. I Loved watching Zeb pulling Steve around on the lake, Working with Georgina and meeting Rosy. I don’t remember our escapades, but I know we had a few. And seeing George fall in love. And little Bobby grow up. George your mom asked me to call u because our youngest daughter lives in Gig Harbor. But, I never called her to get ur number. I’m Sorry for that, too.

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