Elaine Boardman age 87 of New Richmond passed away peacefully on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the St. Croix Health Center. She was born November 29, 1929 in Clear Lake, WI, the daughter of Albert and Bertha Tobias. She married the love of her life, Benjamin “Ben J” Boardman on October 25, 1952 in Deer Park. Elaine was a devoted farm wife and mother. She was a charter member of the American Legion Auxillary for Post #111 in Somerset. Elaine is survived by her children, Brad (Brenda Jacobs) Boardman, Chris (Morey Leverty) Boardman, Jeff (Shari) Boardman, Greg (Renee) Boardman; grandchildren, Jennifer (John) Bohr, Joshua (Nicole) Boardman, Jerra (Dan) Sjolander, Jamie (Brent) Aune, Brent Zajac, Ben Zajac, Rebecca Lutz, Elizabeth (Eddie) Benyo, Seth (Katrina) Boardman, Adam Boardman; great grandchildren, Brontae, Ben, Annika, Sophie, Kenna, Kason, Gabrielle, Alex, Gavin, Jonah, Calvin, Kayla, Caden; sisters, Shirley Ohrt, Arlys Murtha, Margie Semlak; sister-in-law, Beda (Tom) Lewis; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. She is preceded in death by her parents; Albert and Bertha Tobias; in-laws, Ben and Gertrude Boardman; husband, Benjamin “Ben J” Boardman; grandson, Jeffrey Boardman, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Rebecca Flandrick; sister-in-laws, Mary Jo Boardman; Alice (Bill) Olson; brother-in-laws, Vern Ohrt, John Murtha, Thomas Semlak, and Keith (Lois) Boardman. A memorial service was held Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11 am at Christ Lutheran Church (510 Germain St.) in Somerset. Visitation was held Thursday from 4-8 pm at Bakken-Young Beebe Chapel (112 W 3rd St.) in New Richmond and one hour before the service at the church. Interment was in Boardman Cemetery. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.