John E. Boeckman, 86, of Jefferson City, died Saturday, October. 13, 2018, at Heisinger Bluffs.
He was born on September 9, 1932, in St. Elizabeth, Missouri, the son of the late Herman F. and Anna J. Struemph Boeckman.
He was married on November 26, 1959, in Jefferson City to JoAnn L. Forck who survives at the home.
Mr. Boeckman was a 1950 graduate of St. Elizabeth High School and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri in 1960.
He was a United States Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving from 1952 to 1956.
He retired in 1994 as Director of Life and Health Product Development with Shelter Insurance, Columbia, Missouri, where he had been employed for twenty-six years.
Mr. Boeckman was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where he served on the Dream Team for several years. He was a member of Dan C. Coppin Assembly No. 573, Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus; American Legion; Holy Name Sodality; and was a funeral assistant with Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home for many years.
Other survivors include two children, John E. (Annemarie) Boeckman, II, Phoenix, Arizona; and Jana M. (Bill) Willett, Olathe, Kansas; and five grandchildren, Kirsten (Walter) Allison, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Andrew Boeckman, Highlands Ranch, Colorado; Alex Willett and Taylor Willett, both of Olathe, Kansas; and Caroline Boeckman, Phoenix, Arizona.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Herman W. “Rusty” Boeckman.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday, October 19, 2018, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Reverend Donald Antweiler officiating.
Entombment with military honors will be in Resurrection Chapel Mausoleum.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, October 18th, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice Compassus, 600 Monroe Street Suite 100, Jefferson City, MO 65101; or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1206 East McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101.
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