Dr. Marilyn Kathleen Boeh of Cuba, Missouri was born in St. Louis, Missouri on Friday, May 21, 1948 to Albert and Juanita Reynolds and passed away on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the age of 71 years.
Marilyn married Stephen E. Boeh in 1977 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Marilyn’s career in education spanned 36 years, 18 as a middle school teacher and 18 as a school administrator. Her teaching included two years in Old Monroe, Missouri and 16 years in Elwood, Kansas. The next five years she served as the elementary principal in Rushville, Missouri. She retired from Strain-Japan after a 13 year stint as the principal/superintendent.
Marilyn received her undergraduate degree from UMSL (University of Missouri St. Louis), her master’s degree from NWMSU (Northwest Missouri State University) and PhD from UMKC (University of Missouri-Kansas City).
In her spare time, she enjoyed solving Sudoku puzzles, working jigsaw puzzles, traveling and watching Jeopardy and reality TV.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Juanita Reynolds; and husband, Stephen Boeh.
She is survived by her children, Christopher Thompson of Lebanon, Missouri, Stephanie and husband Don Donnelly of Sarasota, Florida and Nathan “Nate” and wife Samantha Boeh of Cuba, Missouri; five grandchildren, Taylor, Gage, Drew, Dillon and Brayden; two step grandchildren, Emilee and Alexis, six brothers and sisters, Sheila Shantz of St. Louis, Missouri, Jane Sachs of St. Joseph, Missouri, James and wife Nikki Reynolds of Helena, Montana, Alan and wife Pam Reynolds of Gainesville, Georgia, Lillie Saletzki of Ballwin, Missouri, Lloyd and wife DeeDee Reynolds of Douglasville, Georgia; sisters and brothers-in-law, Maribeth and husband Ken Lee of Smithville, Missouri, John and wife Andrea Boeh of St. Joseph, Missouri, other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, October 28, 2019 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri with special music of “Tomorrow”, “Amazing Grace” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”
Interment and prayers followed at the Kinder Cemetery in Cuba, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Mizell Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.