Memorial ServiceHaut Funeral Home - Jamestown
Jamestown, North Dakota 58401
Carla Lee Boelke, 84, Jamestown, ND passed away Friday, October 19th, 2018 at Eventide Nursing Home, Jamestown, ND.
Carla was born November 10, 1933 in Louisville, KY, to Theodore and Evelyn (Berley) McDonald. She had 4 siblings, brothers, John & Theodore Jr. and Sisters Dorothy and Ruth.
On November 5,, 1954, Carla married Charles A. Boelke in Louisville, KY. They later moved to a farm west of Jamestown, ND, where they started a family. They had 4 children, Catherine (Cathy), Michael (Mike), Dennis and Robert (Bob).
Carla was a stay at home Mom for many years, but after the kids were grown, she worked at various places in Jamestown, including Ramada Inn, Gladstone Hotel, Anne Carlson School and Alpha Opportunities until she retired in 2008 at the age of 75.
She loved crocheting and knitting and spent many hours making numerous Afghans and yarn projects for family and friends. Carla also enjoyed playing Bingo and was usually quite lucky.
Carla was preceded in death by her parents, husband Charles, siblings John, Dorothy and Ruth.
She is survived by daughter, Cathy Martin, sons, Mike (Betty Hoeppner) Boelke, Dennis Boelke, and Bob (Rhonda Wiegel) Boelke. Carla’s grandchildren include Crista Peterson, Trisha Brower, Matthew Martin, Meghan Poulman, Nathan, Kallie, Nick, Jarett, Bailey and Jordan Boelke. Her great-grandchildren include Malachi – McKayla – Sierra Brower, Brooklyn & Kenna Peterson, Caleb- Benjamin- Miriam Poulmann, Brantley Boelke, Levi Boelke and Delaney Boelke.
Carla’s memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, October 26, 2018 at St Paul’s United Methodist Church, Jamestown N.Dak. Friends and family are welcome to attend and celebrate her life.