Died: Thursday, May 02, 2019
Age: 96

Irene G. Boven, age 96, of Brown City died May 2, 2019 after a long illness. She was born April 2, 1923 in Brown City to Harvey and Emma Dudley. She graduated from Brown City High School Class of 1940. Irene married John Boven on November 3, 1945.

She was a housewife and mother and grandmother. She enjoyed reading to her grandchildren. She was a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church and prior to that taught Sunday School at the original North Goodland Baptist Church for 35 years.

She is survived by three children, John Boven, Connie (William) Walker and Nancy (Roger) Mahaffy; a daughter-in-law, Phylis Boven; 11 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren along with a brother, Forest Dudley.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John; a son, Paul; two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Jobe; and a daughter-in-law, Loretta Boven.

A visitation was held at Carman Funeral Home on Monday, May 6, 2019.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday May 7, 2019 at the Cross Roads Baptist Church with burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Brown City.

Memorial donations may be made to Camp Michael or a favorite charity.