Juanita Ruth Bartels

May 08, 1922 – May 29, 2019

With her loving family around her, Juanita Ruth Bartels passed away at Franklin County transitional care May 29th at the age of 97. She was born May 8th, 1922 in Davenport, Iowa. She married Robert E. Boekholder in July 1941. Together they had four children, all surviving. Fay Duffy of Preston, Idaho; Nancy Cale (James) of Preston, Idaho; Rebecca McGrew (Gary) of Thayne, Wyoming and Mark Boekholder of Milan, Illinois. She also leaves behind many beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Her strong religious beliefs gave her a positive hope for the future that her loved ones will see her again in a future resurrection. She was active in the community as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses since 1947 and believed strongly in the Bible’s promises for the future and shared those promises with all the ones she met.Juanita was a very loving, kind and humble person who always put others before herself.

There will be a memorial service held in her honor at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses at 804 North State Street, Preston, Idaho at 3:00 p.m. on  Saturday, June 15, 2019.  All are welcome to attend the service.

The family wishes to express thanks to all at the Franklin County Transitional Care and Dr. Stuart Knapp for the loving care they provided.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Franklin County Funeral Home, 56 South State Street, Preston, Idaho.  Please share a memory or offer condolences to the family by leaving a tribute at www.franklincountyfuneral.com

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1 Comment

  • Cathy Headworth May 30, 2019 at 3:14 pm Reply

    Faye,Nancy, Becky, so sorry to hear about your mom She was a great mother in law I will always hold a special place in my heart for her my she rip now and be whole again in no more pain love Cathy Headworth

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