Patricia “Pat” Ann Boelens, 82, of Mineral, IL, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at Aperion Care Princeton, Princeton, IL. There will be no services held at this time. Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory – Atkinson Chapel will be assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the Patricia Boelens Memorial Fund or Mineral United Methodist Church.
Pat was born on December 28, 1937, the daughter of Earl and Margaret (Oaley) Yates, in Ogelsby, IL. On March 12, 1982, Pat married Joe Boelens at a service held in Annawan. She spent most of her time as a housewife, a caring mother, and later became a fantastic cook to her family. She enjoyed spending time as a member of the Mineral United Methodist Church.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Bryan Boelens, Sioux Falls, SC, Gwen Shaw, Long Island, NY, Paula Shaw, Iowa City, IA, Cathy Hall, Mineral, IL, and brother, Earl Yates, Killeen TX.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Margaret; and her stepson, Mark Boelens.
Published on December 10, 2020