Sylvia L. Boggs



Sylvia L. Boggs, 93, of the Doak Walker Care Center in Steamboat Springs died Nov. 3, 2001.

She was born Aug. 25, 1908, in Spring Gulch, the daughter of the late John and Maryann Lamprecht. Sylvia married Harold Boggs in August of 1948 in Los Angeles, Calif. He survives.

Sylvia served our country as a First Lieutenant registered nurse in the United States Army during World War II, and worked for doctors Willett and Crawford in practice in Steamboat Springs.

Harold and Sylvia owned the Bogg's hardware store in Steamboat Springs, which opened in 1938.

She is survived by her husband, Harold; a son, Doug Boggs and wife Jan of Steamboat Springs and Litchfield Park, Ariz.; grandchildren, Carlynn Tanner and husband Craig of Lafayette, Calif. and Greg Boggs and wife Tami of Phoenix, Ariz.; great-grandchildren, Bryce, Jack and Cole and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Gerald Boggs; a grandson, Van Boggs; three sisters, Paulda, Frances and Mary and two brothers, Louis and John.

Funeral services were held Nov. 5, 2001, at the Peterson Funeral Home. Rev. John Bixby of First Baptist Church of Steamboat officiated. The pianist was Yvette Look. Burial took place in the Steamboat Springs Cemetery.

Memorials in Mrs. Boggs' name may be sent to the Doak Walker Care Center, 1100 Central Park Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487.


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