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BOARDSEN, Evelyn Ann (Conner) 1936-2018


Posted By: K.L. Kittleson
Date: 5/13/2018 at 21:55:13

Evelyn A Boardsen

Died: May 9, 2018

Celebration of Life: Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1301 Kimball Ave., Waterloo, Iowa

Inurnment: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Merle Hay Memorial Cemetery in Glidden, Iowa

In lieu of flowers, Westminster Presbyterian Church or Western Home Communities


Evelyn Ann “Evie” Boardsen, 81, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, formerly of Waterloo, Glidden and Clinton, Iowa, died at UnityPoint Health ‑ Allen Hospital, in Waterloo, Iowa, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

She was born July 25, 1936 in Glidden, the daughter of Charles and Alma Fogle Conner. She attended Iowa State Teachers College for two years, then received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Dubuque, and went on to receive her Master’s degree from UNI in elementary guidance.

Evie married Harry J. Boardsen at First Presbyterian Church in Glidden on June 17, 1961. He died November 6, 2014.

She was an elementary teacher in Clinton for three years and then taught for 28 years in the Waterloo Community School District.

Evie was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church where she served as a deacon. She was a life member of National Education Association and Iowa State Education Association. Evie was also a member of Mended Hearts and the Piece Maker Quilt Group.

She is survived by a sister, Arlene Stovall of Lansing, Kansas; three sisters in law: Roberta Conner of Phoenix, Arizona, Kathy Conner of Corvalis, Oregon, and Carolyn Conner, Adel, Iowa; 39 nieces and nephews; many great-nieces and nephews; and many great‑great-nieces and nephews.

Evelyn is preceded in death by her husband; four brothers: John, Ralph, Paul and Wayne Conner; and four sisters: Ruth Jeffries, Hazel Peters, Jean Anderson and Mary Ellen Tew.

SOURCE: Locke Funeral Home website


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