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Corp Chester Ray “Chet, Sonny” Boerum

  • Birth 9 Jun 1930 Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 26 Nov 2012 Henderson, Clark County, Nevada, USA
  • Burial Boulder City, Clark County, Nevada, USA
  • Plot AD-0267
  • Memorial ID 101306017

Veteran of the Korean War
U.S. Army
Bronze Star Medal

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Father of three
Husband of Shirley Searles Boerum
Husband of Priscilla Wargo Boerum
Son of Alma and Raymond Boerum of Norwalk, CT

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Chester R. Boerum passed away November 26, 2012 at the age of 82 after a valiant and courageous battle with lung cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Priscilla of 42 years. He leaves behind his three children and three stepchildren who will miss him greatly. His extended family includes nieces, nephews, grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Chester's favorite feline companion, "Harley", snuggled with him until his last days. Chet worked for Wells Fargo Bank his entire career and retired in 1990. His two favorite hobbies were bowling and building jig-saw puzzles.

Burial services will be held at 10:40 AM on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 at the Veterans Cemetery in Boulder City.

"Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal."

name: Chester Boerum
event year: 1940
event place: Ward 4, Norwalk, Norwalk Town, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
gender: Male
age: 9
marital status: Single
race (original):
race (standardized): White
relationship to head of household (standardized): Son
birthplace: Connecticut
estimated birth year: 1931
head Alma Boerum M 35 Connecticut
daughter Lois Boerum F 15 Connecticut
son Chester Boerum M 9 Connecticut

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Chest R Boerum
Connecticut, Marriage Index
Name: Chest R Boerum
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 23 May 1970
Event Place: Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Residence Place: Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut
Age: 39
Race: White
Spouse's Name: Prisc J Wargo
Spouse's Residence Place: Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut
Spouse's Age: 39
Spouse's Race: White
Note: officiator Roman Catholic Priest

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  • Created by: JoyColeღ
  • Added: 26 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101306017
  • david bolton
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Chester Ray “Chet, Sonny” Boerum (9 Jun 1930–26 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101306017, citing Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City, Clark County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by JoyColeღ (contributor 47310942) .