Grace Valerie Boehm, “Gracie,” age 73, of Charlottesville, Virginia; formerly from New Auburn, Wisconsin; passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on October 9, 1947 in Wilmington, Delaware to the late Stanley C. Ignatowski and Grace A. Saunders.
Grace was a woman of deep, abiding faith and had a beautiful soul. Always thinking of others, she volunteered her time to programs such as “Big Sisters.” She also ran businesses, including a Christmas tree farm and a dairy farm, with her husband Jack Boehm.
Gracie is survived by her loving husband: John (Jack) Boehm; son: Billy Ways and his wife Heather Ways; grandchildren: William and Lane Ways; step daughters Shawn Puryear, Dawn Edwards; step granddaughter: Lexy Puryear and sisters: Corinne Lyons, Bernadette Melrath.