Bernice Rae Boedeker, 90, of Baldwin City, Kansas passed away peacefully on October 5, 2018 at Baldwin Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Calico Rock, Arkansas.
Bernice was born on December 6, 1927 in Calico Rock, Arkansas to Henry and Addie (Hively) Whiteaker; she was one of 9 children. She was a graduate of Calico Rock High School Class of 1946. She married the love of her life Paul Boedeker on January 30, 1971.
She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Paul. Other survivors include a sister Edna (Whiteaker) Wallace and a brother Thadnell Whiteaker along with many nieces and nephews.
Bernice loved quilting and crocheting.
She will be dearly missed by her husband and family.
In leu of flowers please donate to the American Diabetes Association, American Kidney Association or your favorite charity and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence KS 66044.