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Marjorie Joan Boon

April 5, 1939 — March 6, 2021

ROCK VALLEY, IOWA – Marjorie Joan Boon, 81, of Rock Valley, passed away on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at her residence.

   Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Trinity Christian Reformed Church in Rock Valley with Rev. Stanley Groothof officiating. Following a luncheon,  burial will be at Richland Cemetery in Inwood, Iowa. Visitation will be after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Porter Funeral Home in Rock Valley.

   The funeral will be livestreamed on the church website: The family prefers memorials be directed to Kindred Hospice 1370 Lake Street Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360.


   Marjorie Joan Boon was born April 5, 1939 at Inwood, Iowa, the daughter of Edward and Eleanor (Bahnson) Niemeyer. She graduated from Inwood High School in 1957. Marjorie was united in marriage with Arie Boon on July 26, 1957.  They lived in many different cities while Arie was in the Air Force, before settling in Rock Valley, Iowa. Marjorie received her degree as an LPN and later as an RN and was employed at Valley Manor Nursing Home in Rock Valley. She was the Director of Nursing at Pleasant Acres in Hull, Iowa before working at Hegg Memorial Hospital in purchasing. Her husband of 62 years, Arie, died on August 14, 2019.

   Marjorie was a member of the Trinity Christian Reformed Church in Rock Valley and the Christian Motorcyclist Association (CMA). She enjoyed riding her Harley and playing Mrs. Claus, delivering toys to disadvantaged children. She found great joy in missionary trips to Haiti and spending time camping, traveling, and spending several winters in Florida.

    Marjorie is survived by 4 children, 12 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren; son, Brett (Laurie) Boon of Marshall, Minnesota and their children, Andrew (Christina) Boon and their children, Braxton, Hadyn, and Alexis, Cassandra Boon and her children, Maliyah, Braedyn, Devin, and Cecilia, and Nathaniel Boon; daughter, Kandence (Darwin) Oltmans of Orange City, Iowa, and their children, Ryan (Beth) Oltmans, Aaron Oltmans, and Hannah Oltmans;  daughter, Donna (Bryan) Voetberg of Magnolia, Minnesota, and their children, Matthew Voetberg, Joshua Voetberg, and Jeremiah Voetberg; and daughter, Pamela (Barry) Burgher of Willmar, Minnesota and their children, Amanda Boon (Fiancé David Nathan-Bonovsky), Elijah Burgher, and Olivia Burgher; brother, Warren Niemeyer and his special friend, Lynda of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; brothers-in-law, Pete (Darla) Boon of Mary Esther, Florida, Isaac (Elnora) Boon of Doon, Iowa and Garen Rozeboom of Rock Valley; and sisters-in-law, Marlene Boon of Rock Rapids, Iowa and Cornelia (Ed) Brown of Michigan.

   Marjorie was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Eleanor; her parents-in-law, Isaac and Cornelia Boon; her husband, Arie; sister, Norma Edzards; granddaughter, Chelsea Boon; grandson, Michael Voetberg; brothers-in-law, Alfred Kosters, Don Edzards, Donald Boon, David Boon, Cornelius Boon, and Daniel Boon; and sister-in-law, Bernice Rozeboom.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation with the family present

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Hudson Lutheran Church

702 Harris St, Hudson, SD 57034

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 11, 2021

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