May 29, 2018

Marian Hilda Boes passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Greenway Manor Nursing Home in Spring Green, Wisconsin, at age 91. Marian was a resident at Greenway for almost 15 years.

A memorial gathering will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, June 1, at Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green with burial to follow at St. John Catholic Cemetery in Spring Green. Online condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com.

Marian, daughter of Albert and Rose Pudenz was born on Nov. 15, 1926, in Carroll, Iowa. Marian grew up on a farm at Carroll, Iowa. She married Vincent Boes on Nov. 13, 1946, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Mount Carmel, Iowa. Vincent was a son of Joseph and Appolonia Boes. Vincent preceded her in death in 2001. Marian was a strong woman who took care of the house, supported Vince on the farm and cared for him during his last years of his life. Marian and Vincent farmed in the Richland Center, Wisconsin, area for many years. They purchased the Bosstown Store before retiring to Lone Rock, Wisconsin, in 1987.

Marian enjoyed sewing, gardening, playing cards, and her grandchildren as well as traveling to northern Wisconsin with Vince. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lone Rock.

She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law Robert Babcock in 2007.

She is survived by her children, LuAnn State (Martin) of Peachtree City, Georgia, Pat Babcock of McFarland, Wisconsin, Sheryl Boes of Bowden, Georgia, Dean Boes (Jaclyn) of Lake Mills, Wisconsin, and Lynn Boes (Andrea) of Tucson, Arizona; her grandchildren Julie Wirth (Jon) of McFarland, Wisconsin, Shawn State (Jennifer) of Peachtree City, Georgia, Aaron Babcock (Corrine) of McFarland, Wisconsin, Megan Wahl (Seth) of Windsor, Wisconsin, Sara Berg (Scott) of McFarland, Wisconsin, Kathleen Ross(Devin) of Seattle, Washington, and Lucy Shaw (Rigel) of Seattle, Washington; 14 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Art Pudenz of Kansas City, Missouri, Fred Pudenz (Teresa) of Omaha, Nebraska, and Kenneth Pudenz of Harrisburg, Missouri.