Wilma "Terry" Jean Boswell

Wilma “Terry” Jean Boswell 1928 ~ 2017

Wilma “Terry” Jean Boswell, 89, a South Seattle resident, went home to be with the Lord on June 10, 2017. A family celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017.

She was born in Denver, Colorado on May 19, 1928 to Carl and Jessie Lipperd. She moved to Seattle in 1941 and graduated from Broadway High School in 1945. English Literature was her major at the University of Washington, where she graduated in 1949.

She and Barrett Boswell married on October 18, 1949. They raised their four children in a suburb of Tukwila, WA. She was a stay-at-home mom, but did volunteer work for the Seattle blood bank and the Seattle Library for the Blind, was a foster parent for 21 newborn babies and became a Stephen minister in 2003.
Terry was preceded in death by her grandson, Corey Oleson in August 2000, and her husband Barry in August 2001. She is survived by her four children, Ralph and wife Carol, Jeff and wife Ruth, Larry and Laura, seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Published in Westside Seattle, June 23, 2017.

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