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James Joseph Boxleitner


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James Joseph Boxleitner Obituary
James Joseph Boxleitner

Born: February 13, 1955; in Belvidere, IL

Died: August 7, 2018; in Cherry Valley, IL

James "Jim" Joseph Boxleitner, 63, of Cherry Valley, IL passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at his home. The son of the late Charles Joseph and Veronica Margaret (Diederich) Boxleitner, he was born on Sunday, February 13, 1955 in Belvidere, IL.

Jim graduated from McHenry Community College with an associate's degree in horticulture. He married the love of his life, Denise Strombeck on Saturday, May 21, 1994 in Belvidere, IL. Jim enjoyed running, gardening, music and dancing. He was very active in the Flora Community Church for many years. Jim enjoyed fishing, especially on the Wolf River when the white bass run.

He is loved and will be missed by his beloved wife, Denise; son, Aren Boxleitner; brothers, Eugene (Connie) Boxleitner, Norman (Karen) Boxleitner, Michael (Julie) Boxleitner; brother in law, L. Stephen (Marie) Strombeck; sisters in law, Marcia Dowd, Anita (Donald) Vaughan; many cherished relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Melvin Boxleitner, Wayne Boxleitner; sisters, Joann Nichols, Karen Peninger.

There will be a rosary at 2:00 P.M. followed by a visitation on Friday, August 17, 2018 at Belvidere Funeral Home & Cremation Service. A funeral service will begin at 4:00 P.M. also at the funeral home. Following the service a celebration of life will take place at VFW Post 1461 in Belvidere, IL.

A memorial fund has been established in the family's name.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Aug. 12, 2018
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