Joseph D. Boan
Date of Birth
September 8, 1936
Auburn, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
October 27, 2020
Ashland, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

Saturday, October 31, 2020 ~ 11:00 a.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Interment at Ashland Cemetery ~ Ashland, Nebraska

Visitation Directions

Saturday, October 31, 2020 ~ 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Marcy Mortuary ~ Ashland, Nebraska


In care of the family for future designation.

Joseph D. Boan, 84, of Ashland, NE, entered into rest on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at his home in Ashland, NE.  He was born September 8, 1936 in Auburn, NE to Jim and Nelda (Looney) Boan.  Joe graduated from Verdon High School in 1954.  He served his country in the U.S. Air Force until he was honorably discharged in 1959.  On July 8, 1956, Joe was married to Margaret Young at First Christian Church in Falls City, NE.  They moved to Illinois while he was on active duty.  Later moved to Omaha, NE where he worked as an OPD officer for 30 years.  In 1977, with the help of his brother, Gary, he built a home for his family near Ashland, NE.

Joe lived a full life and he was very proud of his family.  He enjoyed camping, motorcycles, boating, golfing and he especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.  Flying and building airplanes was his favorite hobby and he held a pilot instructor’s license.  Joe was also a member of the Shriners.

He is survived by wife, Margaret Boan; children, Randy (Kelly) Boan of Nebraska City, Debra Boan of Ashland and Cheryl (Bob) Morley of Ashland; grandchildren, Jesse (Carla) Boan of Phoenix, AZ, Shannon (Jacob) Malousek of Ashland and Matthew (Cheryl) Morley of Plattsmouth; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Malousek, Joshua Malousek, Abigail Malousek and Ethan Morley; brothers, Gary (Jan) Boan of Blue Rapids, KS and Buell (Vi) Boan of Omaha.

He was preceded in death by parents, Jim and Nelda Boan; sister, Veta Boan; brothers, James Boan, Johnny Boan and Kenneth Boan.

Condolences for Joseph D. Boan
  1. Lora Thibault
    • October 29, 2020 - 2 years ago

    Cheryl, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

    Lora Thibault

  2. Chuck Benak
    • October 30, 2020 - 2 years ago

    Maggie: We are so sorry for your loss. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers but we know that Joe is in a better place, fully restored health, and at peace. If we can do anything for you let us know.

    Chuck and Kaye Benak

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