Boettger, Robert A.
Robert A. Boettger, 88, of Endicott, went to be with his Lord on Monday April 28, 2014. He was predeceased by his wife, Betty J. Boettger; son, Steven Boettger; his sister, Elizabeth Hammer. He is survived by his children, Sally (Julian) Rizzi, Shari (Vernon) Wells, Sue (Jon) Bixby; 9 grandchildren, Brian (Charity), Jeffrey, David (Brittany), Jessica, Stephen, Bradley, Evan, Adam (Mareena), and Alan; 2 great grandchildren, Tyler and Betty; 1 sister, Barbara (Ron) Butler; his brother, William (Jean) Boettger; daughter-in-law, Diane Boettger; several nieces, nephews and his special friend Joanne Camp. Bob was a member of Central United Methodist Church, Endicott. He was a U.S. Army
veteran serving in World War II
and he retired from IBM. Bob had a love for music and was a member of the Kirby Band, Maine Community Band, Vestal Community Band, IBM Band and played with the Glenn Miller Band. He was a member of the AACA Iroquois Region Car Club. A funeral service will be held at the Central United Methodist Church, 17 Nanticoke Ave. Endicott, Saturday at 10 a.m. Entombment will be in Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott. The family will receive friends at the Coleman & Daniels Funeral Home, LLC, 300 E. Main St. Endicott, Friday from 4-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in memory of Robert A. Boettger may be made to the Steve Boettger Scholarship Fund, checks payable to: Maine Community Band-Boettger Fund, c/o Treasurer Maine Community Band, 483 Chenango St. Binghamton, NY 13901.