Mary Helen Boeh
September 13, 1922 – June 22, 2018
Mary Helen Boeh Sept. 13, 1922 - June 22, 2018 Longtime Portland resident, beloved mother and grama, Mary passed peacefully June 22, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was 95 years old. Mary will be deeply missed by her surviving children, Steven (Nancy), Michael (Sherrie), Gregory (Lane), Chris (Mary), Teresa; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Allen Schuster (Marilyn); and sister, Irene Schuster. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence; and grandson, Mark Boeh. Mary was born Sept. 13, 1922 in Geddis, S.D. The first child of Anton Leander and Susan Helen Schuster. She graduated from Geddes High School in 1940 and attended Roberts School of Beauty in Sioux Falls, S.D., where she became a certified hair dresser. Her family moved to Portland in 1943, where her dad found work in the shipyards. She met Lawrence and was married in 1948. Her life was dedicated to raising her family as well as caring for somewhere near 30 foster children… who would also call her mom. She was an amazing woman, who enriched the lives of so many.