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Lilian "Dee" Boardman

April 10, 1936 January 24, 2019
Lilian "Dee" Boardman
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Obituary for Lilian "Dee" Boardman

Lilian “Dee” Boardman (nee: Marick), of Walled Lake was born April 10, 1936 in Detroit, Michigan to Louis and Lilian Esther (nee: Blumenthal) Marick. She passed away on January 24, 2019 at the age of 82.

Dee is the beloved wife of 38 year to the late James E. Boardman, who preceded her in death in 1996. She was a loving mother to Cathy (Greg) Smith, Cindy (Paul) Burke, and Kari (Thomas) Rhea. Proud grandmother of Brendan Burke, Lyndsay Burke, Jenna Burke, Julia Smith, Casey Smith, Jacqueline Smith, Marshall Rhea and Miles Rhea. Dear sister of Thomas (Mary Jo) Marick and Cathy Slagle. Dee is preceded in death by her brother Louis Marick. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.



Dee was a bookkeeper for her husband’s asphalt company, and a homemaker who was devoted to her family. She was a Michigan State alumnus, and avid fan having been a football season ticket holder since 1958 when she graduated with a Bachelor Degree in teaching. When not with her family or grandchildren, she could be found golfing, or at a Spartan football or basketball game. She may best be known for her emeritus status of her Spartan tailgate. Dee was also extremely involved in her children’s and grandchildren’s lives having been a Girl Scout leader, softball coach, PTA member and overall huge supporter and attendee of her grandchildren’s activities.



Dee’s life will be celebrated with a funeral service on Sunday, January 27th at 1 PM at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 340 N Pontiac Trail (3 blocks south of Maple Rd.) in Walled Lake. Friends may visit the funeral home on Saturday, January 26th from 4-8 pm and on Sunday from 12 PM until time of service.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

26

Jan

4:00 PM 1/26/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/26/2019 8:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake

340 North Pontiac Trail
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake
340 North Pontiac Trail Walled Lake 48390 MI
United States

Visitation

Sunday

27

Jan

12:00 PM 1/27/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 1/27/2019 1:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake

340 North Pontiac Trail
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake
340 North Pontiac Trail Walled Lake 48390 MI
United States

Memorial Service

Sunday

27

Jan

1:00 PM 1/27/2019 1:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake

340 North Pontiac Trail
Walled Lake, MI 48390

Lynch & Sons Funeral Home - Walled Lake
340 North Pontiac Trail Walled Lake 48390 MI
United States
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