Lisa M. Boigenzahn

Lisa M. Boigenzahn, age 49 of Durand, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Sacred Heart Hospital with her family by her side, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Lisa was born on April 4, 1968 in California. She was the daughter of Bonnie (Hallingstad) Christenson. Lisa grew up in Durand and graduated from Durand High School in 1986. After high school, she married Dennis Boigenzahn, together they had three boys and later divorced. Lisa worked at Hutchinson Technologies in Eau Claire for many years. She also worked at Andersen Windows in Menomonie until her illness forced her to retire 2015.
Lisa enjoyed puzzle books, especially her cryptograms, reading books, fishing and watching her boy’s race. She also enjoyed crocheting and listening to music. Most people will remember Lisa for her Misty Menthol 120s and 2 liter bottles of Diet Mountain Dew.
Lisa is survived her boys; Ryan (Jenny) of Menomonie, Brady (April) of Durand and Nic (Kerstin) of Durand, two grandchildren; Kaylie and Gavin, her mother, Bonnie Christenson of Durand, one brother; Geoffrey Phillips of Columbus, OH, her cat, Mocha, and many friends. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents; Orville and Gladys Hallingstad.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Sacred Heart Hospital, especially Lisa and Katie, in Eau Claire for their loving care of Mom.
A Celebration of Life was held from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Durand. Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery at a later date.
Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.
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