Betty J. (Vogelpohl) Boehl, 64

Betty J. (Vogelpohl) Boehl, 64, of Paynesville died on January 3, 2012, at the St. Cloud Hospital.  A Funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, January 9, 2012, at Grace United Methodist Church in Paynesville.  Burial will be at Eden Lake Cemetery in Eden Valley.  A visitation will be held for 2 hours prior to the service at the church.

Betty Jane Vogelpohl was born on July 20, 1947, in Paynesville the daughter of Irwin and Lena (Blomker) Vogelpohl.  She grew up on the family farm in the Eden Lake Area where she attended a small country school.  Betty went on to Eden Valley High School, she graduated with the class of 1965.  After high school Betty went on to beauty school.

In 1969 Betty was united in marriage to Wesley Boehl.  The union was blessed with one son.  Betty and Wes were later divorced.  Betty worked for Champion Milking from 1988 to the present.  She was their beloved office manager.  Betty was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Paynesville.  She was on the flower committee there, and a former member of the Sarah Circle.  Betty was active in the Paynesville Relay for Life and raising money for the American Cancer Society.  Betty enjoyed traveling, gardening, reading, collecting teddy bears and angels, and she loved Dachshunds.  Betty’s coworkers will remember how her smile brightened their day.

Betty J. Vogelpohl Boehl died on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, at the St. Cloud Hospital at the age of 64 with her family present. She is survived by her son, Charles of Oak Park Heights; sister, Marie Vogelpohl, of Paynesville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Marcella Vogelpohl, Joyce Vogelpohl, and Jim Myllykangas; many nieces and nephews.  Betty was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Vince, Marvin, Vernon, and Jim; and her sister Vera.

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