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Gail Boese

December 7, 1926 — June 26, 2018

Estella Gail Boese, 91, died Tuesday (June 26, 2018) at the Newton Presbyterian Manor.

She was born on December 7, 1926 in Corning, Kansas, the daughter of George Edward and Estella Bernice Gallaher TenEyck. The family moved to Walton in 1936. Gail graduated from North High School in Wichita in 1944.

Everyone in Gail’s family had nicknames, hers was “Chubb”. Even later on her daughters would each have nicknames. She married Warren G. Boese in the parlor of her “mom” and “pops” farm in Walton. After they were married Gail and Warren lived in Newton and El Dorado before returning to Walton in 1966.

While in El Dorado they operated the Dairy Queen for six years. In Newton, Gail had been a Ward Clerk at the Bethel Deaconess Hospital. She also cared for her parents in their final years.

“Chubb” is survived by her daughters Leah Dains of Pagosa Springs, Colo., Jill Yoder and her husband Duane of Harrisonburg, Va., Martha Siemens and her husband Dennis of Newton, and Suzanne Linton of Riverside, Ia.; her brother Clyde E. “Tink” TenEyck of Pennvalley, Calif.; four grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

Gail is preceded in death by her parents; husband Warren on May 31, 2008; brother George Robert “Budd” TenEyck; sisters Mary Jean “Teence” Tuttle, Delia Bernice “Punk” Moore, and Edith Louise “Possum” Hetzel.

Memorial services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday (June 30, 2018) at the Walton United Methodist Church in Walton, Ks.

A memorial has been established with the Newton Presbyterian Manor, contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, Ks. 67114.

There will be no viewing or visitation as private interment has been held at the Walton Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

 

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