Carol Lorraine Boever, age 83 of Remsen, IA went to eternal life Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 at MercyOne in Sioux City, Iowa.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen, IA with Father William McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Remsen, IA. Keeping to social distancing guidelines at that time, visitation with family present will be 4-6 p.m. on Thursday with a vigil prayer service at 5 p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. Visitation will resume 1 hour prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home. Services have been entrusted to Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen. If you are unable to attend you may watch the funeral live at at www.fischfh.com
Carol was born Sept. 20, 1937 to Raymond and Virginia Masuen Schroeder, in Remsen, IA. She attended Union School until the 8th grade whereupon she attended and graduated from Remsen St. Mary's. During these years she played with, fought with and loved her brothers Gerald, Daniel, Loren and her sister, Carine. After graduation in 1955 she attended Briar Cliff College, where she earned her teaching certificate and began teaching 1st grade in Cherokee, IA for 3 years.
She married Richard Boever on Aug. 3, 1960 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen. While Dick attended U.S.D., Carol taught 1st grade in Vermillion. After moving to Sioux City in 1964, she obtained her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in teaching. After substituting in the Sioux City Schools for 2 yrs. and teaching Kdg. for St. Joseph's School for 2 years, she moved to her family farm in 1975 and helped her husband farm and raise their children.
She enjoyed watching her 5 children grow up, get married and definitely enjoyed her 17 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren. Carol also enjoyed being a faithful member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where she was president of the Christian Mothers from 1997- 2001 and a member of the Catholic Daughters of America. She was parish representative of St. Mary's for DCCW and also the Church council of DCCW for 4 yrs. Carol also enjoyed fixing up and repainting statues in the tri-state area IA, NE, and SD. Carol loved attending every game she could for her kids and grandchildren whether it was baseball, football or volleyball. The consummate fighter, Carol celebrated 50 years of being cancer-free in 2020.
Survivors include her 5 children, Dan ( Kelly) Boever of Springfield, MO, and their children Jessica (Chad) Yates, Ryker and Ivy, and Justus (Kimmy); Doug Boever of Remsen, IA, and Cindy Molzen and their children Hayley (Tim) Miner and Wallace, Andrea (Will) Dole and Loralai, Owen, Calvin and Juna, and Blair (Justin) Lansink; Diann (Mike) Parcelli of Des Plaines, IL, and their children Tony (Samantha), Vincent and Dominic; David (Denise) Boever of Bellevue, NE, and their children Lauren and Ryan; Dawn (Randy) Hicklin of Sioux City, IA, and their children Riley, Joseph, Jillian, Carly and Melissa, Josh and Kayla; one sister, Carine Schroeder of Doon, IA and one brother, Loren (Debbie) Schroeder of Colorado Springs, Co, one sister-in-law Marian Schroeder of Winner, SD, and numerous in-laws.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard, parents Ray and Virginia Schroeder, brothers Jerry and Daniel, brother-in-law Eugene Schroeder, father and mother-in-law John and Geraldine Boever, and numerous in-laws.
Casket bearers will be Ryan Boever, Vincent and Dominic Parcelli, Joseph Hicklin and Justus Boever.
May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, rest in peace, Amen. Please remember her in your prayers.