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Jacqueline ‘Lyn’ Bovard

October 8, 2015
Lake Placid News

Jacqueline "Lyn" Boone (Wells) Bovard died Friday, October 2, 2015, surrounded by her loving family at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh.

Lyn was born on Dec. 11, 1935, the daughter of James Herbert Wells Jr. and Roberta Roberts Wells in Evanston, Illinois.

She was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Evanston, where she sang in the choir. She attended Beloit College in Beloit, Wisconsin.

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After marrying Richard Stavenhagen, she moved to St. Charles, Illinois in 1960, where they reared their three children.

In 1976, she married Peter Carl Bovard and moved to Lake Placid.

She attended St. Eustace Episcopal Church in Lake Placid, where she sang in the choir.

In addition to her second husband, Peter, she is survived by her three children: Katharine Stavenhagen and her husband Dan Nardiello of Lake Placid, Marianne Stavenhagen and Curt McGowen of Katy, Texas, and Richard Stavenhgen Jr. and his wife Jennifer (Hovland) of Bloomingdale. Lyn had three grandchildren: Matthew and James Nardiello and Madeline Stavenhagen. Lyn's other survivors are her two sisters: Frances W. Hastings of San Diego, California, and Robin Wells of Oakland, California, and her brother James H. Wells III of Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Lyn loved her family, reading and music.

She will always be in our hearts and missed so much.

A funeral service was held Sunday, Oct. 4 at St. Eustace Episcopal Church, 2450 Main St., Lake Placid, with the Rev. David Ousley officiating.

Burial followed in North Elba Cemetery.

The M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.

Relatives and friends wishing to share a memory, send flowers, upload a photo or leave online condolences are invited to visit



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