Claudine R. Boen, 88, of Oakwood, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021. She was born in Sidell, IL on October 15, 1932, the daughter of Harold and Bertha Swinford. On June 18, 1955, Claudine married the love of her life, Herman “John” Boen Jr. and they spent 65 woderful years together, he survives.
Also surviving are her son, Jim (Cindy) Boen; grandchildren, Brandi (Curtis) Owens, Ty (Lacey) Boen and great-grandchildren, Dakotta, Brylea, Darbiee, Kelby and Pyper.
Claudine is preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Joe Swinford, Phil Swinford, Nola Gustin and Dick Swinford.
Claudine graduated from Sidell High School before attending beauty school. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, going to ballgames and playing games with her friends and family. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure of meeting her.
Claudine’s family would like to thank the Garden Court Staff at Hawthorne for the care they provided over the past five years.
A Celebration of Claudine’s life will be held at 2pm on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Oakwood, Illinois 105 East S. Main St. Oakwood, Illinois 61858 with John Swinford officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 1pm to 2pm at the funeral home. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Park in Danville, IL.
Memorial donations may be made in Claudine’s name to Garden Court Activity in care of Kim Leloup.
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