M. Louise Boes

Mrs. Boes

M. Louise Boes, 92, of Fostoria, passed away peacefully with her family at her side at 8:08 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 19, 2017, in Hospice Care Facility of ProMedica Fremont Memorial Hospital.

She was born Nov. 18, 1924, in North Baltimore, to the late Claud D. and Carol A. (LaRue) Phillips. She married Clarence I. Boes Feb. 19, 1946, in Upper Sandusky, and he died Aug. 12, 1994.

Surviving are five children, Bill (Chris) Boes of Fostoria, Michael (Vickie) Boes of Tucson, Arizona, Barbara Boes of Fostoria, Colleen (Demetris) Agrotis of Canton, Michigan, and Diane (Jorge Chagollan Ponce) Boes Reiter of Tiffin; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Linda Guseman of Ashville; and a son-in-law, R. Michael Theis of Fostoria.

She also was preceded in death by a son, Thomas C. Boes; a daughter, Joyce A. Theis; a brother, J. Robert Phillips; and two sisters, Dorothy Iles and Eileen (in infancy).

Louise was a 1942 graduate of Upper Sandusky High School. She was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, past president and treasurer of its Rosary-Altar Society, Catholic Ladies of Columbia since 1946 and Just Friends Group. She volunteered at Fostoria Community Hospital and its “Meals on Wheels” program for several years.

During World War II, she worked in the adjutant general’s office at Wright Field, Dayton. She retired in 1986 from the former Toledo Trust Bank, now Key Bank, Fostoria. She also worked at Fostoria Corp. and Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce.

Visitation is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at Hoening & Son Funeral Home, 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Mass of Christian burial is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Wendelin Church, Fostoria, with the Rev. Todd Dominique presiding. A rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. at the church. A lunch will follow the Mass in the parish hall. A graveside service will take place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Upper Sandusky.

Memorials are suggested to St. Wendelin Church and School or Kaubisch Memorial Public Library.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.