Photo courtesy of Hamlin-Hansen-Kosloski Funeral Home - Moose Lake


Nov 22, 1949 - Sep 21, 2021 (Age 71)

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My Dad, Carl Gregory Boehmer, was a great man and wonderful father, who instilled in me & my sister Jennie a great love of the outdoors. He raised us to be strong independent women, and we absolutely adored & admired him.

I have so many treasured memories of him and the fun things we did together when we were children...Ice fishing on Mille Lacs Lake, Summer visits to Aunt Barbara & Uncle Bob's, many weekends spent with the Koecher family, Boehmer Family Reunions and...

Sorry for your loss. Carl was a entertaining and funny person. He will be missed, but he will always be remembered.

Carl was a great guy and will be missed by many people. His sideways humor, smile and giving nature made him a such a wonderful person. I knew you as a repairman, coworker, DNR safety instructor and good friend to Todd... rest easy dear man.

The Duluth team

I enjoyed working with Carl at Sears, always a positive person who made work enjoyable. Everyone was always laughing with Carl around. Sad to hear of his passing. I’m glad to have known him. R.I.P Carl.

Hey Carl,
I remember the first time we met on the day we started work at MSOP. You taught me a lot, we had a ton of laughs together. I will never forget you, your friendship or your humor and I will never forget your support during my families rough time, Thank you
Love you bud
Bill and Nancy Ring

Dear Carl, I worked with you for years at msop and felt like you took me under your wing. From there we became good friends. You taught both our children gun safety and gave them something that will last them a lifetime and we are very grateful! You will be sadly missed and never forgotten!
With love,
Scott, Amy, Lake and Brooke Doran

Group of 10 Memorial Trees

Dear Carl,
We learned from you so much about TREES When we bought our house in Maplewood from you, you gave us a sheet describing all the trees in our new yard, what they were, and how to take care of them. We immensely appreciated your kind effort to help us settle into our new home, and lovely yard, and enjoy all that greenery you planted there. THANK you again, Carl, for being such a wonderful person! We can’t say better thank you and better remember you forever than plant the TREES...

Papa, you were my best friend. I love you so much and I will forever miss your witty banter and charming character. You are forever in so many hearts, and will be heavily thought about for the rest of my life.


CARL's Obituary


Carl Gregory Boehmer, 71, resident of Moose Lake, died on September 21st, 2021 in Essentia Health – Moose Lake. He was born in Saint Paul, MN on November 22, 1949 to Carl and Lorraine (Howard) Boehmer.

             He graduated from North Saint Paul High School in 1968. Carl’s father died unexpectedly when he was only 15, which shaped the future of Carl’s life. He enlisted in the United States Navy, serving two tours in Vietnam on the U.S.S. Enterprise. Upon his return in 1972, Carl volunteered years’ worth of time as a firearm safety instructor with the DNR. He enjoyed teaching safety protocols and meeting countless friends along the way. He earned the title of Firearm Safety Instructor of the Year in 2006. Carl worked for Sears as an appliance repair technician for 33 years. On September 18th, 1998, Carl married his true love, Jeannette Prestwich, in Stillwater, MN. They moved to Moose Lake in 1999, and he worked in maintenance both with the City of Moose Lake and MSOP. Much like his father, Carl enjoyed the great outdoors: hunting, fishing, cross-country skiing, motor cycle riding, and camping.

             He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Lorraine; and special uncle, Robert “Bob” Boehmer.

             He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Jeannette; his daughters, Denise (Ive) Perunovic and Jennie Boehmer; Jeannette’s children, Neil (Tiffany) Prestwich, Jackie (Neal) Larkin, and Jennifer Prestwich; grandchildren, Shane Richardson and Emma Sipe; siblings, Susan (David) Anderson, Gregory Boehmer, Jon (Kim) Boehmer, Todd Boehmer, and Helen (Keith) Heggernes; special aunt, Barbara Boehmer; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and good friends.

             If you have a photo of Carl you'd like to share to the DVD tribute slideshow, please email to: [email protected] by Wednesday, September 29th, 2021.

             A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held on Friday, October 1st, 2021 from 2:00 – 4:00pm in Hamlin-Hansen-Kosloski Funeral Home, with Military Honors to follow in the funeral home parking lot.

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