Feb. 5, 1922 Saint Nicholas Stearns County Minnesota, USA
May 16, 2009 Cold Spring Stearns County Minnesota, USA
Sylvester Boeckmann, 87 Cold Spring, formerly of St. Nicholas Feb. 6, 1922 – May 16, 2009 Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in St. Nicholas, MN for Sylvester Boeckmann, age 87, who died Saturday at his home. Burial will be in the St. Nicholas Parish Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call from 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. Sylvester was born in St. Nicholas, MN to Joseph and Barbara (Nies) Boeckmann. He married Coletta Eisenschenk on May 2, 1956 in St. John the Baptist Church, Collegeville, MN. He was a farmer and enjoyed playing the concertina, drums, cards ~ especially "Sputnik", and he was an avid Minnesota Twins fan. Sylvester was a member of St. Nicholas Parish. Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Coletta; brothers, Wendelin (Ruth); Elmer (Marcella); sister-in-law, Mary. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Gregor (Agnes), Sr. Francetta, OSF, Marcella (Edward) Geislinger, Coletta (Raymond) Kuehnl, Alfred (Marvel), Ludvina (Andrew) Wagner, Hildegard (John) Bates, Othmar and Benedict.