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Charles Boda Family

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Boda, who farmed south of Sheldahl, Iowa for many years, purchased a home in Madrid in 1944, and became Madrid residents. They were the parents of three daughters: Irene, Louise, and Pauline.

Irene married Eldon Pies, a farmer from northeast of Madrid, and they became the parents of three daughters: Norma, Joyce, and Janice.

Norma married Darwin Erickson, also of northeast Madrid, and they are the parents of two sons: Chris and Mark. Norma is a lab technician at Iowa State University, and Darwin is associated with WOI-TV. Joyce is a teacher in the Des Moines school system, and Janice is with a travel agency in Boston.

Louise married Edgar Nevel, and they spend their time between his farm in Missouri, and their Madrid home. Louise was employed by the United Telephone Company in Madrid for 23 years.

Pauline Boda, the third sister, was a beauty operator, owning and operating Pauline's Primp Shop in Madrid for 30 years, until her death in 1977.

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