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Noel C. Boran, 85

Dec 12, 2010

Noel C. Boran

Brainerd – Noel C. Boran, age 85, resident of Brainerd, passed away on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at her home.

Noel was born on Aug. 25, 1925, Fort Dodge, Iowa, to David and Regina (Weis) Bagan. She married Richard J. Boran on June 14, 1947. Noel raised her eight children in Blue Earth, where she was a faithful member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and served as secretary and bookkeeper for many years. In 1995 she moved to Brainerd following the death of her husband, where she volunteered at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. She will be remembered as a loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. As one of the first residents of Edgewood Vista she was lovingly cared for until her death.

Survivors include her children, Dr. David (Mary), Gina (Allen) Schmidt, Connie (Jim) Nelson, Jerry (Colleen), Tim (Sara), Pat (Roseann), Mike (Laureen), Jeff (Jill); 21 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; one brother; and three sisters.

Mass of Christian?Burial was held Dec. 7, 2010, at St. Francis Catholic Church, in Brainerd. The Rev. Tony Wroblewski officiated. Burial was in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, in Minneapolis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Arrangements by Nelson-Doran Funeral Home, Brainerd.