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BOESEN, William James 1930-2009


Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 8/19/2012 at 03:08:52

William James Boesen, age 79, of Waterloo,Iowa, died on Saturday, May 16, 2009, at St Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota, after a sudden illness. He was born on March 17, 1930, in Waterloo, the son of Howard and Catharine Fettes Boesen.

He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in 1948. He Married Beverly Schnepp on April 29, 1961, at Sacred Heart Church in Waterloo. He was employed as a Electrician with Black Hawk Electrical and many other electrical shops in the Waterloo area. He was a member of IBEW local 288. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, American Legion Post 138, and Waterloo Amvets Post 19, serving as a member of the Honor Guard. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He is survived by his Wife, Beverly; two sons, William James (Beep) Boesen II and Thomas Paul Boesen, of Waterloo; several nieces and nephews; two brothers, James (Phyllis) Boesen and Robert (Betty) Boesen of Waterloo; three sisters: Mary Ellen Hadachek of Dysart, Patricia Van Dorn of Cedar Falls, and Barbara (Duane) Schafer, of Waterloo.

He was preceded in death by his parents two brothers-in-law, Robert Hadachek and John Van Dorn.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, where the Waterloo Amvets Post 19 and Evansdale Amvets Post 31 will conduct Full Military Rites. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service, where there will be a Rosary service at 4 p.m. and a vigil service at 7 p.m.

Memorials may be given in his name to Sacred Heart Catholic Church and also Cedar Valley Hospice.

[Source: at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service]
Name: William James Boesen
State of Issue: Iowa
Date of Birth: Monday March 17, 1930
Date of Death: Saturday May 16, 2009
Est. Age at Death: 79 years, 1 months, 29 days
Confirmation: Proven
Last known residence:
City: Waterloo; Eagle Center; Orange
County: Black Hawk
State: Iowa


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