Kathleen Patricia BOESCH

News Death Notice

BOESCH, Kathleen Patricia age 87, of Centerville passed away on Wednesday October 10, 2012. Kathleen was a 1943 graduate of Julienne High School and attended the University of Dayton. During WWII, she worked at NCR, and seasonally worked at Rike's Department Store. She was a member of St. Albert the Great and was a former member of St. Rita's and Our Lady of Mercy. Kathleen loved to go to the theater, visiting the Dayton Art Institute, and enjoyed writing poetry, painting, and ceramics. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, William; her parents, Patrick Joseph and Bernice Gertrude (Sanders) Boland; and two sisters, Mary Woeste and Suzanne DeMarco. Kathleen was a loving mother and grandmother. She is survived by her son, William C. Boesch Jr. of Denver, CO; son, Michael W. (Debra L.) Boesch of Mentor, OH and their children, Lindsay M. Boesch, Whitney G. (Mark) Tonkinson, Ashley B. Boesch, and Daniel M. Boesch; son, James D. (Carmela C.) Boesch of Sharonville, OH and their children, Jeffrey C. Boesch, and Laura M. (Jason) Gilbert; daughter, Julie M. (Douglas F.) Busch of Penryn, CA and their children, Christopher C. and Andrew J. Busch; brothers, John Boland, William (Shirley) Boland, and David (Sharon) Boland, brother-in-law Walter Woeste, and numerous nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, 3033 Far Hills Ave., Kettering. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Leonard's Benevolent Fund, 8100 Clyo Rd., Centerville, OH 45458, and Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.routsong.com.

Published in Dayton Daily News on Oct. 14, 2012