Verona Boecker (1924 - 2017)

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MINSTER — Verona Boecker, age 92, of Minster, passed at 4:05 a.m. on May 6, 2017, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.

She was born on Sept. 18, 1924, in Fort Loramie to the late Fred and Cecelia (Dircksen) Hilgefort. She married Bernard L. Boecker on Aug. 8, 1948 in Fort Loramie. He preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 2000.

She is survived by children, Dr. Joseph Boecker, Purcell, Oklahoma, Robert and Barb Boecker, Alex, Oklahoma, Kate and Mark Moeller, New Bremen, Lucille and Jim Mertz, Minster, and Bonita and Ken Holthaus, Minster; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Robert Hilgefort, Sidney, Louis and Phyllis Hilgefort, Fort Loramie, Versailles, Rosemary Heitkamp, McCartyville, and Louise Homan, Maria Stein.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Carolyn Bruns, Norma Post, Mary Ann Heitkamp, brothes-in-law, Hugo Post, Jerry Heitkamp, Norb Heitkamp and Dennis Homan, and sister-in-law, Rita Hilgefort.

Verona was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with the Rev. Rick Neiberding celebrant. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at Hogenkamp Funeral Home Minster from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday May 10.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Grand Lake Hospice.

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Hogenkamp Sons, Inc.
Minster, OH 45865-1233
(419) 628-2341
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Published in Sidney Daily News from May 7 to May 8, 2017