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Obituary – Jane Cecilia Boler

Jane Boler

In loving memory of Jane Cecilia Boler   November 14, 1934 – June 5, 2021

Jane Boler passed away June 5th at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, Ca. She was born November 14, 1934 in St Paul, MN.

A mass will be held June 25th at Church of Nativity, Rancho Santa Fe at 10 am.

She graduated from Derham Hall and went on to Barat College of the Sacred Heart and Michigan State University where she received her bachelor’s degree in 1956 studying communications and drama.

She is survived by her 5 children: Elizabeth (Jerry) Ness, William (Shari Goldin) Johnson, Marc Johnson, Jeff Johnson and Alexandria (Jeffrey) Wetzel.  Grandchildren: Samantha Ness, Jon Ness, Connor Johnson and Emma Wetzel.

Jane moved from St. Paul to Fargo ND in 1969 where she opened an employment Agency. Later she started as a swim instructor at the YWCA and became Executive Director there.

She became a media consultant and also worked with her father, John W. Boler at his real estate company, Community Development, as a property supervisor and assisted him with all his property and sales.

There she developed/built Village West Shopping Center, Oak Park Plaza, Factory Outlet Mall and Village Square Office Warehouse to name a few.

While she continued in real estate, she developed KVRR, the first FOX affiliate in ND, Channel 15, where she served as General Manager. she then went on to develop and manage the first low power station in the US in Bemidji, MN.

When she tired of ND winters, she moved to San Diego to be close to her son and daughter.

She worked as the Western Division Training Manager and Designer for 1-800-FLOWERS. Even though she finally retired, she never stopped.

She did volunteer work at Church of the Nativity, Rancho Santa Fe and served as Docent and Education Leader at the San Diego Botanic Garden.

A Celebration of Life will be held June 28th from 11-1:30 pm at the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA, 92008.

A mass and burial will be held at St Mary of the Lakes church in Detroit Lakes on August 11th at 11 am.

In lieu of flowers please give to a charity of your choice.