Marilynn Boggess

1935 ~ 2022

Lourena Marilynn Parker Lefler Boggess sadly passed away on December 10th 2022 at the age of 87.

Marilynn was Born March 17, 1935 to Frederick Clarkson Parker and Virginia Adair Evans Parker. She was married to 2 wonderful men; Norman Lefler (1953-1983) and Reid Boggess (1986-2004). She is survived by 6 of her 8 children including: Brad Lefler [deceased] (Connie), Darrell Lefler (Martha), Sandy Bevan (Keith), Kristie LaPinta (Dave), Kathy Adams [deceased] (Gordon), Craig Lefler (Dorothy), Russell Lefler (Candace) and Lourena Blakely. She was also survived by her second family: Jerry Boggess (Portia), Pauline Hunsaker [deceased] (Weldon [deceased]), Sue Denney (Brad), Marian Gates (Dan [deceased]) and Lars Boggess. Marilynn is also survived by over 180 grands and greats.

Marilynn lived in her younger years in San Francisco California. She also lived in South San Francisco California until 1975 when she moved with her family to Duchesne and later Roosevelt Utah. Upon the death of her first husband Norm Lefler, she moved to Murray Utah, and then married Reid Boggess where they resided in Sandy Utah. Her last 5 years were spent in Pleasant Grove Utah.

Mom was a wonderful mother who loved her family and all those she knew. And was equally loved by those who knew her.

Music was her passion from all aspect from singing, directing, performing in plays, as a member of the Utah Oratorio choir, barbershop quartets, and many others where she had an opportunity to share her talent. For those who knew her, heard her sing.

Now after almost 40 years after Norm’s passing and 18 years after Reid’s passing, it was time for her to cross the vail to join them. As we are now without her physically, she will always be in our hearts. We will always remember her love of music that she generously shared.

Marilynn was a great example of love to all and a love for the gospel of Jesus Christ.

She will be truly missed.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at 10:00 am at the Grove 8th Ward, 1136 West 700 South, Pleasant Grove, Utah.
A viewing will be held on Friday from the hours of 6:00 - 8:00 pm at the church. Interment to follow funeral services at the Woodland Cemetery.

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Marilyn was such a pleasant cheerful person. I loved her.

- Marilyn Mann

I love Marilynn like a second mother. She is my mom's sister (by another mother). She is truly an elect lady. I am so grateful for her influence in my life, and the friend she's been to my mother. We will miss her greatly.

- Lara ross