The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Obituaries

April 26, 2013

Marve J. Boquist

HOUSTON, Texas —

Marve J. Boquist, 98, of Hous- ton Texas, formerly of Clinton, Iowa, and originally from Moline, Illinois, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, March 6. Graveside prayers will be said at the Moline Memorial Cemetery, 5001 34th Avenue, Moline, Illinois, 61265, Saturday, April 27, 11:30 a.m.

Marve was born on March 11, 1914. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gustaf Johnson of Moline, Illinois. She married Martin George Boquist on Sep- tember 4, 1937 in Moline. They lived in Clinton and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. After her husband’s death she returned to Clinton in 1980 and remained there until 2000, when she moved to Sun City, Arizona. Febru- ary of 2007, she moved to Houston, Texas to be near her daughter and grandson’s families.

She attended the Moline public schools and Augus- tana College and graduated from The Cradle School of Nursing. She was employed by the American Red Cross during WWII. Marve was very active in the First United Presbyterian Church and P.E.O. Chapter HV, in Clinton.

She is survived by her daughter, Kathryn Boquist Webb, son-in-law John B. Webb, their son Michael Webb, his wife, Kelly, and their two young sons all in Houston, Texas. Marve was preceded in death by her husband, Martin, who died December 31, 1978, and their son, Martin John Boquist who died February 28, 2006.

A memorial has been established in Marve’s name at the First United Presbyterian Church in Clinton. Marve will be loved and missed everyday by her fam- ily and friends. 

 

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