Margie Boxler, 88, of Sterling, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Sterling. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 23, with rosary and vigil service to follow at 6 p.m. at Chaney-Reager Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 24, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Margie was born on Jan. 15, 1926, in Sterling, to John and Sophie Bredeker Merkel. She married John Edward Boxler on June 5, 1979, in Fort Morgan.
Margie was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed crocheting, playing bingo and cards.
She is survived by daughter, JoAnn Schomerus and husband Doug of Castle Pines; and sons, Richard Volz and wife Gayle of Fort Morgan, and Jim Volz and Linda of Sterling; niece, Josie Jacobs of Brighton; grandchildren, Brent Schomerus and Ali Schomerus, Dan Volz and wife Denise, Robyn Vaas and husband David, Shannon Volz, Chantel Brown and husband Andy, Tyler Volz and Cheyanne and Kaylee Taylor and husband Kyle; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by parents; husband, John Boxler in 1993; sister, Susie Lauer; brothers, John, Vern "Fat," Gottlieb, Alex, Ralph and George.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Walk at Devonshire.