Pamela Boomer                      "Rosebud"

Pamela Linn (Thompson) Boomer-Lakeview, Michigan

 

It is with heavy, yet joy-filled hearts we announce the passing of Pamela Linn (Thompson) Boomer, on October 9, 2015 at her home in Lakeview, MI. “Well done, good and faithful servant!”

 

Pamela was born in Lakeview, Michigan on March 11, 1970 to Carl and Lucille (Christensen) Thompson.  She was the youngest of 4 children.  In 1988, Pamela graduated from Lakeview High School.  In 1992, she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders from Central Michigan University. Pamela continued her education and in 1993, she graduated summa cum laude with a Master’s Degree from CMU in Speech-Language Pathology. 

 

On April 30, 1994, Pamela married Richard Boomer at Brockway Church in Morley.  In July of 1995 they welcomed Richard Karl (RK) into their home in Howard City, MI.  In October of 1996, Pamela and Richard welcomed their second son, Drake Austin into their home.

 

Pamela started her speech language pathology career in the medical field.  From September 1998 to June of 2015, Pamela worked as a speech language pathologist for Greenville Public Schools. Pamela loved working with students, seeing the progress they made, and connecting with their families.  She considered the staff at Cedar Crest Elementary, her speech-language pathologist colleagues, and many members of Greenville Public Schools administration to be not just co-workers, but friends and “school family”. 

 

Pamela and Richard simply loved being wherever their sons were.  They cheered them on at track meets; golf matches, scouting events, and award assemblies. They played board and card games and watched movies and TV shows together.  Pamela loved each one of them unconditionally.

 

Pamela enjoyed scrapbooking, family vacations to Camp Crystal, reading her Bible and devotionals, crafting, and thrift shopping.  Pamela treasured pampering sessions, hot baths, and painted nails.  Pink was her color and heels were her shoes of choice.  Always looking fabulous and coordinated, Pamela connected with others, learned their name, and had them smiling shortly after meeting her.  Pamela was sassy, beautiful inside and out, and loving.  Her quick wit, superb memory, and seemingly boundless energy was a joy to watch when she interacted with others.  Pamela’s love for Christ showed daily with her actions, words and caring, bright spirit. 

 

Preceded in death:

Her parents Carl and Lucille Thompson

Her Father-in-Law, Richard (Dick) Boomer

 

Survived by her:

Husband, Richard Boomer of Lakeview, MI

Sons, RK and Drake of Lakeview, MI

Brother, Timothy Thompson of Big Rapids, MI

Sister, Kim Thompson of Edmore, MI

Sister Tabitha (Thompson) and Jess Durant of Stanton, MI

Mother-in-Law Marlene (Olsen) Boomer of Lakeview, MI

Sister and Brother in law Sueann (Boomer) and Joe Unger, of Lakeview, MI

Sister and Brother in law: Kathy (Boomer) and Jerry Martin, of Coral, MI

Brother and Sister in law: Christian and Kim Boomer of Trufant, MI

Aunts: Myrle Sagendorf of Edmore, MI, & Mabel Crooks of Edmore, MI. and Ardith Lavender of Englewood Florida.

Mrs. Jimmy Christensen of Stanton, MI

And many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

 

Please join us as we celebrate Pamela’s life at her

Celebration of Life Service:

Monday, October 19th, 2015 at 6:00 pm sharp (Pamela time) at Greenville Community Church (Greenville, MI)

Visitation Times are as follows: October 19th 12:00-2:00 pm and 5:00-6:00 pm at Greenville Community Church
Pastors Robert Larimer and Joel Heron officiating.
Food reception to immediately follow the 6:00 service.   

 

The family will hold a private gathering of farewell and remembrance at a later date. 

 

Pamela has requested donations to RK and Drake’s education fund in lieu of flowers.

5th Third Bank

410 West Greenville Dr.

Greenville, Mi. 48838

 

Expressions of condolences and memories can be written on her blog at

Just Pamela  (https://communicationmatters4u.wordpress.com/)

 

A special thank you to Cedar Crest Elementary, Greenville Public Schools and Montcalm Area Intermediate School District for all of their above and beyond help and support for the Boomer family.  Additionally, we say thanks to many friends and family who gave of their time, prayers, and caring support to our family.  We are blessed. 

 

Comments

Discussion closed
  • Richard & Lisa Post (Friday, October 16 15 08:06 am EDT)

    Godspeed Pam .

  • Sueann Unger (Friday, October 16 15 04:01 pm EDT)

    So happy that your race is won! We'll miss you until our reunion once again at Jesus' feet! A race well run...

  • linda keeler (Friday, October 16 15 06:53 pm EDT)

    Praying that God grants this amazing family peace and strength during this time ..my love and prayers are with you all..Will miss Pamela ..till we meet again

  • Cheryl Albertsen (Friday, October 16 15 08:48 pm EDT)

    Pamela was not only a relative but she was my friend!

  • Gary and Anne Christensen (Saturday, October 17 15 07:51 am EDT)

    Prayers and love to the family. If there is anything you need please let us know. Much love. Pam will be missed.

  • Pastor Dave (Monday, October 19 15 11:49 am EDT)

    Rich,
    Praying for you and the boys. May you experience the peace of God that passes all understanding.

  • Barbara Petersen (Martin) (Monday, October 19 15 04:01 pm EDT)

    Pam had such an amazing Spirit! We don't always understand God's plan or timing, however we do know it is the perfect plan. I pray for those she left behind that they find peace and comfort in
    Jesus's arms.

  • Jackie Gillespie, Palliative Care RN (Thursday, October 22 15 02:02 pm EDT)

    It was an absolute honor to have cared for Pamela. She was genuinely beautiful and an inspiration to many, including myself. It's a blessing to know she is at peace. She will be missed.

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  • Jeanne Lutz RDMS, RVT (Saturday, November 07 15 12:00 pm EST)

    It was with mixed emotion that I was blessed to meet Pamela. Your description of her seems perfect. She was such a strong person in such a difficult situation. She was adamant that she be surrounded
    by her husband and boys for as long as possible. I wish we could've done more for her. A beautiful soul. God Bless All.

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