Paula Jo Boochard, age 57, of Big Rapids passed away Monday, December 26, 2016. She was born September 15, 1959 in Big Rapids, the daughter of Robert and Marjorie “Peg” (Eastman) Boochard.
Paula graduated from Big Rapids High School in 1977. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ferris State College in 1981. Paula was employed right out of college by American National Resources (ANR), now Trans Canada Pipeline, where she was still employed at the time of her death. Paula was an avid bowler. She was very interested in and volunteered for Veteran’s Affairs. Paula’s nature was very positive. She always looked for the “good” in every situation.
She is survived by her father, Bob; one sister, Robin (William) Fitzgerald of Traverse City; one niece, Breanna (Kyle) Soli and nephew, Neal Fitzgerald all of Traverse City. Paula was preceded in death by her mother, Marjorie.
A memorial service for Paula will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 30, 2016 at the Mohnke Funeral Home in Big Rapids with Reverend Kaye Patton officiating. Her family will greet friends beginning at 12:00 noon until time of service.