Mary B. Bojrab: 1923 – 2009

Bojrab, Mary 2Mary B. Bojrab, 85, a resident of Eel River Township in Allen County and wife of Norman Bojrab, Sr., died at 9:15 a. m. on Sunday, November 29, 2009, at her home.  Although she had been in failing health for some time, her death was unexpected.

Mrs. Bojrab was born in Wilmington, Ohio on December 18, 1923, a daughter of Abraham and Wadia (Emrod) Budrey, and spent her formative years in that community.  She graduated from Wilmington High School in 1942, and latter attended beauty college in Dayton, Ohio.

On June 6, 1948 she was married in Wilmington to Norman, Bojrab, Sr., and lived all of her adult life on the family farm in rural Allen County.

Employed as a beautician, she was a member of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church and its United Methodist Women.  She loved her church, and enjoyed gardening, cooking, and most especially her two grandsons.  She was a caring and loving mother and grandmother, and was a friend to many.

The surviving relatives include her husband Norman Bojrab, Sr; two sons Norman Bojrab, Jr. and James A. (Bev) Bojrab, both of Fort Wayne; a sister Louise Budrey of Huntertown; and her two grandsons Ryan Bojrab and Ross Bojrab.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers Mose Budrey and Isaac Budrey; and by a sister Helen Budrey.

The family will receive friends at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p. m.

Private family services will be held at the mortuary with Rev. Larry Smith, pastor of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, officiating.

Interment will be in the Eel River Cemetery, Allen County.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be directed to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 13733 Wesley Chapel Rd., Churubusco, IN  46723

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9 Responses to “Mary B. Bojrab: 1923 – 2009”

  1. Steve and Donna Moran Says:

    Norm, Jr. and family,
    You have our prayers and sympathy in the loss of your mother. We were so sorry to hear about her death. We know this is a great loss to you. We will always remember her fondly.

  2. Carma German-Foster Says:

    Norm, Norm Jr. and James,
    The commuinty will miss Mary greatly. I have menories of her always smiling and having a gentle spirt. My prayers and sympathy are with your family at this time.

  3. Jenna Ellison Says:

    Jim, Bev, Ryan, and Ross:

    What a wonderful blessing you had to have Mary in your lives! She was a such a caring individual. I know my life was touched in the short amount of time I spent w/ her. I will certainly keep your family in my prayers. With much sympathy- Jenna Ellison

  4. Rick Taulbee Says:

    Norm,
    You have my deepest sympathy on the loss of Mary. She sure was a kind hearted women, never will forget the times I would stop in and she was allways trying to feed me. I will remember that from her for a long time to come. Take care

  5. Jim and Dawn Herdman/Carl Says:

    To the family of Mary Bojrab,
    What a kind and lovely woman she was. Always a smile on her face, always a kind word. She will be greatly missed. You have our deepest sympathy. Our prayers are with you and your family.
    Sincerely, Jim and Dawn Herdman/Carl

  6. Kenneth & Marilyn Frazier Says:

    To Norm sr and Jr
    Mary is now in a much better place. Mary was loved by many people. She will be waiting for you. We will miss her.
    Sincerely,Kenny and Marilyn Frazier

  7. Rick & Patti Storer Says:

    Jim, Bev, Ryan & Ross

    We are so sorry to learn of the loss of your mother/grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Regards,

    Rick and Patti

  8. Dick & Pauline Kettleborough Says:

    Bojrab Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.We will remember her fondly.

  9. Errol Dunn Says:

    I’m very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Errol Dunn

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