James-Boeckman-Obituary

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James H. Boeckman

Apr 15, 1941 - Aug 21, 2019 (Age 78)

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To Jim's Family and Friends,

I was on vacation and unable to attend Jim's funeral last Saturday. I really would have liked to be there. Jim was a great friend over the years and he let me stay in his condo many, many times when I was visiting Dayton. He was great at organizing CAC and other get-togethers at Marion's Pizza over the yeats.

May he rest in great peace after his years of suffering and enjoy the presence of God for whom he was always striving.

My condolences to all the Boeckman brothers and sisters. I thought of Jim often; he made my retirement an easy adjustment when he started the card games at the American Legion in Kettering. Those were fun times! I will pray for Jim often, especially during my Friday hour in Chapel before the Blessed Sacrament (as I have been doing these last 2 years)!

To the family of Jim Boeckman,
I knew Jim from the Dayton Catholic Alumni Club. Whether at our weekly softball and volleyball games, or at other club functions, Jim was a great addition to our club. He could always offer an insightful comment about current events, or remember interesting facts and figures from years past. He had good things to say about all people and his positive attitude was infectious. He will be missed.
Sincerely C.J. Vehorn

Sorry to hear about Jim. He was a friend going back to the grade school mass server days when he was my partner for a few years.
Over the years since, we would catch up with each other occasionally and talk about some of the strangest memories..... How he was the best tree artist in the 4th grade..... How perceptive he was at judging people and discussing it with them in ways they could understand and not feel threatened..... And a life lesson when he almost convinced me to sub and...

We are thinking of Jims family and friends at this time. May he Rest In Peace. Glen and Shirley Hamilton

Paul sorry to hear about your loss. Cherish your memories.

Our sympathies on your loss. Prayers.

Obituaries

James's Obituaries

James H. Boeckman, 78, of Dayton, OH formerly of Minster, died at 2:20 AM on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Walnut Creek Nursing Home, Kettering. He was born April 15, 1941 in Minster to the late Richard & Alvira (Moeller) Boeckman. He is survived by brothers & sisters: Barbara & Jack Wilson, Troy, Paul & Phyllis Boeckman, Centerville, Mark & Florence Boeckman, Buford, GA, Ann Bergman, Minster, Cathy & Wayne Mullenix, Piqua and Joseph & Jane Boeckman, Columbus and numerous nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Irene & a brother-in-law Ray Bergman. James was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Dayton and former member of St. Augustine Church, Minster and a member of the Minster K of C.  He was a graduate of Minster High School, received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton and a Master’s degree from The Ohio State University. He taught high school for several years and then was the owner/operator of “Book World” in Fairborn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2019 at St. Augustine Church, Minster with Rev. Frankline Rayappa Celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday August 23 and from 9 to 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Radio Maria. Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.

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