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Meet the Naperville women making history right now! This blog highlights the stories of Naperville women nominated by the community through the HERstory campaign. 

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Nov 23

Meet the Boeckers

Posted on November 23, 2020 at 3:04 PM by Denise Cartina

Mariam Boecker 

"Mariam taught at Ellsworth Naper School from 1940-1972 and for 35 years at Lincoln Junior."
 

Ann Boecker 

"Ann has been a Naperville native for 35 years. She was a bookkeeper to officer in Trust. She worked 16 years at Boughton." 

Sylvia Boecker 

"Sylvia Boecker was in the Peace Corps Philippines. She was also an attorney – immigration."  

Catherine 
Boecker 

"Catherine was in the Wives Club, US Navy. She dealt with POWs, MIAs, etc."


Roberta 
Boecker 

"Roberta Boecker taught primary school for 12 years. Banker – Tax School – Investor. She was also a Bell Labs librarian." 


Verna 
Boecker 

"Verna Boecker taught school in India. 1926-1934. She is a mother to five children."  


Sonja 
Boecker 

"Sonja Boecker is a fire chief’s wife. Sonja worked and volunteered at Little Friends for many years." 

Nominated by Roberta Boecker Priz