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Chris M. Boughner
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  • Chris and Nikki's Children

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“I remember going to school with Chris and I also remember when him and Nichole started dating and when they had their first child. He always made...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Jayson Rulo - Cincinnati, OK

“Thinking of the Boughner Family ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Ernie Markowitz - kingman, AZ

“With our most deepest sympathy ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Dr James Gonzales - kingman, AZ

“I'm so sorry Nichole, for the loss of your husband. Just want you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Carolyn ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Carolyn Owen Padavich - IA

“Jessica and Cody, So sorry for your loss. Be there for each other and for the rest of the family. With my deepest sympathies, Elaine Daniels...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Elaine Daniels Schweizer - IA

“Thoughts are with Chris's family. He will be missed by many. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Ryan Stewart - Cincinnati, IA

“May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time. You are in our thoughts, our hearts and our prayers. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Mark and Thelma Smothers

“He was a great guy he will be missed by so many and also I remember that I would stay every weekend at their house love u bub u will be missed and...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: jessica barnhill - centerville, IA

“Dear Lord please comfort the Boughner Family in this saddened time of their lives.Please lift them emotionally and spiritually and comfort them ...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: MaryJo Adams and Family - ames, IA

“We remember being so blessed to be at ur ready. It wasa beautiful day. We felt very blessed to be there and even more blessed to have u in our lives....Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Twila and Frank Sumpter - IA

“in honour of you, Chris, you will be forever missed, loved! ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: mary strickler - centerville, IA

“I light this candle in honor of you Chris. My heart is breaking for his family, wife and children. May God give you all the strength to make it...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Shawnda Starr & Kip Shondel - IA

Christopher Michael Boughner, a native of Appanoose County, passed away at his house in Arizona on May 16, 2013.

He was born in Fairfield, Iowa on September 20, 1979 to Mike and Carol Boughner. Chris was employed as a correctional officer by MTC State Prison in Kingman, Arizona. In honor of Chris, his fellow correctional officers hung their flag at half mast.

Chris was a devoted husband and dedicated father. He enjoyed fishing, disc golf, video games, and time spent with his family and friends. He was a good cook and enjoyed entertaining family and friends with his barbeque grill.

He is survived by his wife Nicole (Sprouse) Boughner; his children, Gavin, Braydon, Garret, and Katelynn; his father Mike (Julie) Boughner; siblings, Jackie and Jason Burdett; step-siblings, Ashley Jones, Jessica Barnhill, and Cody Barnhill; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Chris was preceded in death by his mother, Carol Burdett-Boughner; and an uncle, Gerald Stogdill.

Funeral services will be held 11 AM, Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville with Pastor Brad Dittmer officiating. Burial will follow in the Haines Cemetery, north of Centerville. A visitation will be held on Friday at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory from 2-8 PM, with the family present from 5-8 PM. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Chris and Nikki's Children and may be given to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at