Thelma S. Boozell, 101, of Belvidere, IL, and formerly of Mason City, IA, died Saturday, August 22, 2015, at the Northwoods Care Centre in Belvidere. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, August 28, 2015, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 N. Pennsylvania Avenue - Mason City, with Rev. Kevin Jones officiating. Interment will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM on Thursday, August 27, 2015, at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue – Mason City. Memorials may be directed to the Thelma Boozell memorial fund in care of the family.
Thelma was born August 9, 1914, in Williams, IA, the daughter of Lars O. and Dora B. (Torkilson) Warwick. She attended school in Williams. On April 29, 1935, Thelma married Gerald R. Boozell in Galena, IL. The couple moved to Freeport, IL in 1937 and later Mason City in 1941. Thelma was a homemaker who enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she was active in Elizabeth Circle.
Thelma is survived by her son: Eldon D. Boozell and wife Barbara of Belvidere; 4 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren; and 3 step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 2000; 4 brothers; and 1 sister.