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Janette May Boden

May 27, 1932 — June 24, 2019

Funeral service for Janette Boden will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Inspiration Gardens at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Gillette, WY with Pastor Deb Coté officiating; interment to follow at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Janette May Boden, age 87, of Gillette Wyoming passed away on June 24, 2019 at Close To Home Hospice House in Gillette.  Janette was born on May 27, 1932 in Hot Springs, South Dakota to Leland and Enid (Baker) Geschwender.  In her early years, she grew up in Upton, Wyoming and later moved to Circle, Montana where she graduated high school.  After high school, she moved to Missoula, Montana where she attended college.  Janette met Glen Boden while in Circle ice skating. They were married in 1952 in Miles City, Montana.  After living in Montana and Colorado, in 1968 Glen and Janette moved back to Glen’s home in Gillette, Wyoming.  After being a bookkeeper for many years, Janette retired from the City of Gillette and started traveling with Glen to Arizona in the winter months to spend time with friends and family.  Janette was very active in Eastern Star Gentian Chapter No. 23, where she held many offices.  She belonged to the Republican Women and worked on the election board for many years.  She was a member of the Red Hat Ladies in Arizona and a member of the First United Methodist Church.  She enjoyed fishing and boating with her husband, playing cards with friends, and visiting gardens and churches while traveling.  Janette loved going to the horse races in Montana and Wyoming, when they owned racehorses.  Janette enjoyed many crafts like, stained glass and crocheting.  She loved her family and never missed sending a handmade birthday card and always made an early morning call to be the first to sing them happy birthday.  Janette made all her grandchildren feel special by making them a homemade/decorated birthday cake.  Janette was an avid reader who worked on her family’s genealogy for many years.   She attended as many of the grandchildren and great grandchildren’s activities as possible.  She was a 14-year survivor of ovarian cancer. Janette is preceded in death by her parents, her brother and her husband, Glen. She is survived by her daughters, Vicki (Jerry) Wood of Gillette Wyoming; Kathy Boden of Laurel, Montana; grandchildren, Dustin Wood, Tiffany (Matt) Nelson and Danielle Jones, great-grandchildren, Patience, Kodi, Jace, Juel, Landon and Grayson. She is survived by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to benefit the Order of the Eastern Star (Service Dog Project) or the Ladies of the First United Methodist Church.  Memorials and condolences may be mailed in care of Janette Boden family to Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 W. 5th St. Gillette, WY 82716 or via the internet at [email protected] 



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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm (Mountain time)

Inspiration Garden at Mount Pisgah Cemetery

804 S Emerson Ave, Gillette, WY 82716

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