Arthur William "Artie" Boerner (1921 - 2018)

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Arthur "Artie" William Boerner, 96, passed away March 16, 2018, at Terrace at Solarbron in Evansville, IN. He was born March 25, 1921 in Mt. Vernon, IN, to the late Frederick and Anna K. Boerner.

Artie was a farmer and also worked at Hahns and General Foods. He was a lifetime member of Salem U.C.C. – Heusler. Artie enjoyed fishing, dancing, and getting together with the neighborhood guys to listen to music, play cards, and have fish fries.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Dorothy M. (Cox) Boerner; his parents; great granddaughter, Kaitlyn Rose Howery; sister, Edna Gerlach; brother, Elmer Boerner; son-in-law, Richard Howery; and Michael Kelly.

Artie is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth "Betty" Howery, Sharon Bauman (Jim Brown); grandchildren, Kimberly Lane (Chris), Gayle Schmidt (Andy), Heather Goergen, Michael Howery (Jill), Dennis Nobles, Jr. (Erin), Brittany Bauman; 11 great grandchildren; 5 great great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services were held 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at Salem U.C.C.-Heusler, officiated by Pastor Al Schmitz, with burial in Salem U.C.C.-Heusler Cemetery. Friends visited from 2:00 to 7:30 PM on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Alexander West Chapel and from 10:00 AM until service on Wednesday at the Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Salem U.C.C.-Heusler.

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Published in Mount Vernon Democrat on Mar. 28, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Alexander Funeral Home-West Chapel
2100 West Illinois Street | Evansville, IN 47712 | (812) 423-4477
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