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Shelby J. Boken

Published: Saturday, May 4, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

DIXON – Shelby Jean Boken, 71, of rural Dixon, died Monday, April 29, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

She was born May 16, 1941, in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of Clarence and Velma (Dennison) Scott. She married Russell Boken in August 1965, in DeKalb. He died June 1, 1994.

Surviving are her sister, Sharon (Bob) Johnson of Indianapolis; and her sister-in-law, Mary Scott of Silvis.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her brother, Ronald Scott; and her sister, Judy Gehrls.

Private burial was at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.

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