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Barbara Jean Boylan
April 5, 1928 - May 26, 2012

Barbara Jean Boylan, 84, of Oelwein died Saturday, May 26, 2012 at East Towne Care Center in Independence.  A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

Barb was born on April 5, 1928 in Danville, IL to parents Goeffery and Marie (Bush) Mosley.  She grew up in Chicago and attended Proviso East High School.

On July 26, 1946, Barb was united in marriage with Elmer “Bud” Boylan.  Barb was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge, and had worked as a Med-Aide in various nursing homes.  She loved to play Bingo, as well as travelling throughout the United States attending NASCAR races.

Barb will be dearly missed by all who knew, and continue to love her.

Left to celebrate Barb’s life are her three sons: David (Lorraine) Boylan of Addison, IL, Douglas Boylan of independence, and William (Pam) Boylan of Cumming, IA; her three daughters: Nancy (Raymond) Jensen of San Antonio, TX, Sherry (Art) Meike of Oelwein, and Lori (Randy) Legler of Winterset; 15 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

In death, Barb has rejoined her parents, her husband, and her grandson Rommel Jensen. 



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Jeanine Sansone on May 31, 2012 at 12:17 PM said:

I have you and your family in my prayers. I am sorry for your loss. We will see you this week-end. Love Jeanine
Clemens Family on May 31, 2012 at 5:36 AM said:

Sherry and Art,
I am so sorry to hear about your mother's passing. I am with you in prayers during this time.Barbara was one spunky lady.
Love and Miss you!
Dawn, Jim, Tanner, and Michael
Richard and Donna Anthes on May 30, 2012 at 2:48 PM said:

Sherry so sorry to see of your mom's passing. I always enjoyed visiting with her where ever we met. Her and your father was both special people to us. Your dad gave our family a airplane ride before our daughter started school. Something we will always cherish the thought. Prayers are with you and your family.

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