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Information for Betty Lou Johnson Boelman
17 October, 1928
20 March, 1985
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
March, 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Betty Boelman

     Services for Betty Lou Boelman, 56, Middleton, formerly of Gridley, Calif., who died Wednesday, March 20 in a Caldwell hospital of natural causes, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
     Pastor David C. Quail of the Grace Lutheran Church, Caldwell, will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Middleton Cemetery.
     Mrs. Boelman was horn Oct. 17, 1928, in Minnesota, a daughter of Victor and Hilma Neighburg Johnson.  She was reared and educated in Minnesota.  After her graduation, she moved to  Newfolden, Minn., where she worked as a dental assistant until 1947.
     She married George Benson on May 20, 1947, and they moved to California.  She moved to Gridley in 1967, from West Covina, Calif.  She latger married Herman Boelman.  She had been employed by the federal Head Start Program.
   She enjoyed the outdoors, including camping and fishing.  She also enjoyed gardening and cooking.  She was a member of the Lutheran Church.
      She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, James and Kelly Benson of Caldwell, and George and Barbara Benson of Middleton;  one daughter and son-in-law, Vicki and Dennis Lyons of Tracy, Calif.;  one brother, Robert Johnson of Holt, Minn.;  her mother, Hilma Johnson of Holt, Minn.;  seven grandchildren, David and Dustin Benson of Mountain Home, Bret and Tyler Benson of Caldwell, Kelly and Travis Golden of Tracy, Calif., and Stacy Allen of Middleton.
     She was preceded in death by her husband, one brother, Roy, and one son, David.