Boehrig, Dennis K.
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Dennis K. Boehrig, 80, of Fond du Lac passed away while vacationing in Daytona Beach Florida. Dennis was admitted to the Halifax Hospital and died on January 29, 2013.
He was born March 1, 1932 in Fond du Lac a son to the late G. Earle Boehrig and Kathryn Sanders Boehrig.
On October 6, 1956 he married Betty Jane Koenig at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Fond du Lac.
The past few years with deteriorating health, Dennis was drawn closer to God and spent time each day in prayer. He is a member of Holy Family Parish, Fond du Lac.
Dennis attended Goodrich High School and joined the United States Coast Guard in 1951 until his honorable discharge in 1954. He then became a journeyman carpenter and tavern owner. In 1982 he became employed with the State of Wisconsin and retired from Taycheedah Correctional Institution in 1997.
Survivors include his wife Betty; two children, Debbie Boehrig and Tim (Ellen) Boehrig; four grandchildren: Dominique (Gerasimos), Levi (fiancé Ashley), Gabrielle and Bryce; one brother Joseph Boehrig; one sister Janice Simpson; two sisters-in-law: Barbara Daleiden and Carol Koenig; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by one son Jeffrey, his mother-in-law Lucille Koenig and father-in-law Walter Koenig, one sister-in-law Mary Boehrig and two brothers-in-law: Stan Simpson and Walter Koenig Jr.
Visitation: Family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday February 7, 2013 at Holy Family Church, 271 Fourth St. Way, from 10:00 to 11:45 am. Private burial will take place in St. Charles Cemetery next to his son Jeffrey.
Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday at Holy Family Church at 12:00 Noon. Fr. Edward Sippel will officiate.
A memorial in his name will be established.
Zacherl Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family. www.zacherlfuneralhome.com
Published in Fond du Lac Reporter from Feb. 5 to Feb. 7, 2013