Boger, Pamela

Written by David Green.

Pamela J. “Pam” (Lillich) Boger, 63, died  Aug. 23, 2010, surrounded by her family at her daughter’s residence in Lyons, Ohio.

She was born March 10, 1947, in Wauseon, Ohio, to the late Harry and Marie (Grime) Lillich.

Pam grew up in Wauseon, Ohio, and graduated from Wauseon High School in 1965. She married Alvin Boger on May 28, 1966, at the East Chesterfield Church of Christ. She retired from German Village Products in Wauseon, then moved to Pleasant Lake near Hillsdale, Mich., where she enjoyed reading, spending time with her grandchildren, and frequent trips to Wal-Mart.

Pam is remembered by family and friends as a caring and loving person who loved to have fun, laugh, and spend time with them, especially her grandchildren who were the loves of her life. She enjoyed being with them, and supporting all of their various extracurricular activities.

Pam bravely battled cancer for more than a year.

Pam is survived by her husband of 44 years, Alvin Boger, three children: Bruce (and Debbie) Boger, Brian Boger, Denise (and Michael) Pennington; eight grandchildren, Eric, Bailey, and Courtney Boger, and Ashleigh, Ben, Tess, Austin, and Robert Pennington; three sisters,(her twin Paulette Gephart, Bobbie Roth and Becky Miller; three brothers, Phil Lillich, Terry Lillich and Joe Lillich; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are planned at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at Eagle Funeral Home in Morenci, Mich. Interment will take place at the Lyons Cemetery and a luncheon will follow at the VFW in Lyons. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Hillsdale County or Community Health Professionals of Williams and Fulton County.

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