Melissa Reed Boogaart

August 2, 1987 ~ November 28, 2023 (age 36) 36 Years Old

Melissa Reed Boogaart Obituary

     Mrs. Melissa Reed Boogaart of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Mr. Chase Boogaart, passed away suddenly in her sleep on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at the age of 36 years.

     Melissa was born on August 2, 1987, in Pincher Creek to Bob & Lynette Reed. She grew up in Pincher Creek with 2 siblings and was overjoyed to accept a 3rd in her late teen years. She Graduated from Mathew Halton High School and was a proud graduate of Multimedia Production at LCC. After a brief time working in Surrey BC. She returned to Lethbridge, making it her home.

     She eventually settled into a position at Sunlife, and it was here that she met the love of her life Chase Boogaart. On June 29, 2019, Melissa and Chase entered into wedded bliss.

     In 2017 Melissa began working at Lethbridge College. Eventually becoming an operations assistant In CTLI (Centre for Teaching, Learning and Innovation). It was here she found her true passion of helping others. The Dean of CTLI described helping others as Melissa’s superpower.   

     Professionally she was often the go to person for her depth of knowledge and her way of working with others.

     Melissa had a zest for life and never missed a chance to hold or play with their pets Keiko and Zim. She loved to spend hours with Amy’s puppies and always found the best gifts and loved playing with her niece and nephew’s. 

     Our beloved wife, daughter, sister and friend will be lovingly remembered by her best friend and husband Chase Tyson Boogaart; Father Bob (Debbie) Reed; sister Amy-Lynn Reed; brothers Travis (Sam) Reed and Merven (Katie) Meier; sister in-law Kerry Boogaart; brother in-law Cole Boogaaart; father in-law Marty (Gwyn) (Jackie) Boogaart; grandparents Roy (Diana) Reed, Julien Morin; uncle’s Rocky Reed, Dennis (Jackie) Morin; aunts Liane (Nick) Leavitt, Linda (Ian) Callander, Ronda Guss as well as her niece and nephew’s.

     She was predeceased by her amazing mother Lynette Reed; uncle’s Dale Morin, Terry Guss and Wayne Guss; grandparents June Morin and Oriville (Gail) Guss.

     A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm, on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610, 4 STREET SOUTH, Lethbridge, Alberta. To watch the service via livestream, please go to https://www.mbfunerals.com/obituary/Melissa-ReedBoogaart and scroll to the bottom of the obituary page.

     In Lieu of flowers you can honor her memory by performing a good deed for a neighbor or donating food to your local food bank.

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Memorial Service
December 12, 2023

2:00 PM
Martin Brothers Riverview Chapel
610 4 Street South
Lethbridge, AB T1J4P3

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