Barbara Sue Boggs, age 84, a resident of Portland, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 9:37 P.M. in her home surrounded by family.
Barbara was born on July 16, 1932, in Hartford City, the daughter of Harry and Thelma (Stewart) Kimmel. She graduated from Hartford City High School in 1950. Barbara worked in the lab of the Portland Hospital and during the 1980’s was the owner of The Shoestring, a shoe store in Portland. She later became a realtor for Hanlin Real Estate. She was member of Delta Theta Tau Sorority. She married Lewis E. Boggs who survives her, on March 19, 1954.
Other survivors include:
Son: John William Boggs –Portland, Indiana
Son: Michael Stewart Boggs – Coldwater, Michigan
Twin Sons: Douglas Kirk Boggs (wife – Marilyn) – Portland, Indiana
Gregory Walden Boggs – Portland, Indiana
4 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren
11 great grandchildren and step-great grandchildren
Sister: Kathy Price – rural Portland, Indiana
Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 7th from noon to 3 p.m. at the Baird Freeman Funeral Home in Portland.
Funeral services will be held on Monday May 8th at 10 a.m. at the Baird Freeman Funeral Home in Portland. Pastor Mark Strietelmeier will officiate and burial will follow in the Green Park in Portland.