Raeoma Marie Boren, the daughter of Mary (Gehley) and Ray “Barb” Etherton, was born May 17, 1927 at Franklin, Nebraska. She departed this life on Monday, October 4, 2021 at the Heritage Care Center in Red Cloud, Nebraska at the age of 94 years, 4 months and 17 days.
Raeoma grew up in the Guide Rock community and received her formal education attending the Guide Rock schools. Following her graduation she was united in marriage with William Alan Boren on February 2, 1947. They made their home on the farm south of Red Cloud until retiring and moving into town to live. Raeoma was employed with the Red Cloud public schools as a cook for over forty years, retiring when she turned 70.
She greatly enjoyed her home, family and friends. In her leisure time Raeoma relaxing doing cross stitch work and going to coffee with her many friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Mary and Barb Etherton; her husband, Bill Boren and a son, Bradley Boren.
Left to treasure her memory are her daughter and son-in-law, Deanne and Richard Wehness of Lincoln, Nebraska; granddaughters and great granddaughter, Leslie Wehnes and Jennifer and Willie Wade and daughter, Grace.
Graveside services will be Wednesday, 1:00 pm, October 6, 2021 at the Red Cloud Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm and Wednesday, 8:00 am to service time at the funeral home.
Williams Funeral Home
241 West 4th Avenue
Red Cloud, Nebraska 68970
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