Longtime Boone County, Mo. Clerk Wendy Noren dies

“It is complete now
2 ends of time are neatly tied
A one way street
She's walking to the end of the line
And there she meets
Faces she see's in her heart and mind…”
-- Tomorrow Wendy, Concrete Blonde

On March 11, longtime Boone County, Missouri Clerk Wendy Noren lost her battle with cancer. She was 63.

News of Noren’s death spread quickly throughout the elections community and she was remembered by her colleagues for her dedication to the voters of Boone County and for her tireless efforts to make the process better for them and ultimately for all of us.

“Wendy Noren was a strong protector of the people's right to be heard. She was always looking for innovative ways to better serve the voters. No matter your political party, Wendy was always willing to listen. We will miss Wendy's leadership and knowledge on election issues,” said Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft (R)

Noren first joined the Boone County clerk’s office as a deputy clerk in 1978 and was elected to her first term as county clerk in 1982. After serving the voters of Boone County for almost 30 years, Noren stepped down on June 23, 2017. Read more…