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Wilbert John “Pete” Boes

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Wilbert John “Pete” Boes Veteran

Birth
Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA
Death
31 Jan 2010 (aged 92)
Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA
Burial
Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio, USA Add to Map
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Suggested edit: Hildegard E. Meurer instead of Hillegarde Meurer
Contributor: felizitas

Wilbert John "Pete" Boes, age 92 of New Riegel, Ohio died at 10:51 p.m. Sunday, January 31, 2010 at Voluneers of America Autumwood Care Center, Tiffin, Ohio.

He was born August 13, 1917, in Tiffin, to the late Albert and Elizabeth C. (Heinan) Boes. He married Doyle Blust in 1946 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin. She died in February of 1948, He then married Hillegarde Meurer in October of 1950 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, and she survives.

Survivors also include four sons, Richard (Jacquie) Boes of Perrysburg, Ohio, John (Tammy) Boes of Green Bay, Wisconsin, Gary Joseph Boes of Chicago, Illiness and Thomas (Gail) Boes of New Riegel; plus many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Erma Gosche, Florian "Mike" Boes, Hilda Blust, Dorothy Kuhn, Helen Heinrichs and Alvern "Cy" Boes Sr.

Mr. Boes graduated from St. Joseph Elementry School and worked as a farmer at Tiffin Manufacturing. He then served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Company F, 314th infantry, 79th Division. He then returned home and worked as a carpenter in September of 1953. He founded the New Riegel Cafe and also was a horseman.

He was as member of the American Legion Post 354 New Riegel, Knights of Columbus, the U.S. Trotting Association, the Ohio Horseman Association, the Moose, Eagles, the Ohio and National Resturant Associations, the New Riegel Volunteer Fire Department, the Elk's, V.F.W. and the Seneca County Farm Bureau.

There will be a wake service 1:30 p.m. Sunday February 7, 2010, with visitation following from 2 to 8 p.m. at Traunero Funeral Home, 214 South Monroe Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113.

Prayers will be said at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Monday February 8th followed by the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. Rev Gary Walters will officate, with burial to take place immediately following in St. Joseph Cemetery with the New Riegle American Legion performs rites at the grave site.

Memorials may be made to F.A.C.T., Calvert Catholic Schools, or to a charity of the donor's choice, in care of Traunero Funeral Home.

Please note that the New Riegel Cafe will be close early on Sunday and all day Monday in memory of Pete.
Suggested edit: Hildegard E. Meurer instead of Hillegarde Meurer
Contributor: felizitas

Wilbert John "Pete" Boes, age 92 of New Riegel, Ohio died at 10:51 p.m. Sunday, January 31, 2010 at Voluneers of America Autumwood Care Center, Tiffin, Ohio.

He was born August 13, 1917, in Tiffin, to the late Albert and Elizabeth C. (Heinan) Boes. He married Doyle Blust in 1946 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin. She died in February of 1948, He then married Hillegarde Meurer in October of 1950 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, and she survives.

Survivors also include four sons, Richard (Jacquie) Boes of Perrysburg, Ohio, John (Tammy) Boes of Green Bay, Wisconsin, Gary Joseph Boes of Chicago, Illiness and Thomas (Gail) Boes of New Riegel; plus many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Erma Gosche, Florian "Mike" Boes, Hilda Blust, Dorothy Kuhn, Helen Heinrichs and Alvern "Cy" Boes Sr.

Mr. Boes graduated from St. Joseph Elementry School and worked as a farmer at Tiffin Manufacturing. He then served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Company F, 314th infantry, 79th Division. He then returned home and worked as a carpenter in September of 1953. He founded the New Riegel Cafe and also was a horseman.

He was as member of the American Legion Post 354 New Riegel, Knights of Columbus, the U.S. Trotting Association, the Ohio Horseman Association, the Moose, Eagles, the Ohio and National Resturant Associations, the New Riegel Volunteer Fire Department, the Elk's, V.F.W. and the Seneca County Farm Bureau.

There will be a wake service 1:30 p.m. Sunday February 7, 2010, with visitation following from 2 to 8 p.m. at Traunero Funeral Home, 214 South Monroe Street, Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113.

Prayers will be said at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Monday February 8th followed by the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. Rev Gary Walters will officate, with burial to take place immediately following in St. Joseph Cemetery with the New Riegle American Legion performs rites at the grave site.

Memorials may be made to F.A.C.T., Calvert Catholic Schools, or to a charity of the donor's choice, in care of Traunero Funeral Home.

Please note that the New Riegel Cafe will be close early on Sunday and all day Monday in memory of Pete.


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