Beulah IIlean Van Nurden Worcester was born Sept. 9, 1935, in Kimball, Minn., to George and Lillie (Olson) Van Nurden, the 15th of 16 children. Boo passed away on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at the age of 78 after a long illness.
She attended local schools in Kimball, Minn., and Minnesota Bible College graduating with a two year certificate in business.
She married Oakley Leonne Worcester on Dec. 16, 1955. Leonne and Boo pastored at the Perkins Christian Church in Perkins. They have four children, Becky Bee Schipper, Cindy Kay Boyd, Barry Leon and Joseph Jay, 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.