Timothy Boever, 1948-2019

Published 1:00 am Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Memorial services for Timothy C. Boever of Blooming Prairie will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. The Rev. Dwight DoBell will officiate. Military honors will be accorded. Friends may visit with family one hour before services at the funeral home.

Timothy Boever

Tim passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at his home. He was 70. 

He was born Nov. 12, 1948, in Marcus, Iowa, the son of John and Geraldine (Dixon) Boever.

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Tim attended Holy Name Catholic School in Marcus, Iowa, through the sixth grade and then graduated from Marcus Community High School.  He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, enlisting in 1968, serving two terms and receiving his honorable discharge in April 1970.

He married Catherine Schneider on Dec. 23, 1975, and they were blessed with four children: Erica, Allison, Christina and Thomas “T.J.”

Tim attended Western Iowa Technical College and trained to be a butcher. Throughout the years he also worked as a trucker and did landscaping. He finished out his working years at Minimizer Manufacturing in Blooming Prairie. 

He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foregn Wars. He was always known to have a good time, no matter what the activity. He enjoyed golfing, bowling and playing cards or poker.  His favorite times were those spent with family, especially his grandchildren. His family and friends will greatly miss his keen sense of humor and quick-witted one-liners.

Tim is survived by his wife, Cathy; his children Erica (Todd) Nelson, Allison (Travis) Hensrud, Christina (Jeffrey) Getchell and Thomas (Alisha) Boever, all of Blooming Prairie; his grandchildren Arri Meiners, Dustin, Brianna and Hailey Hensrud, Connor and Myah Getchell, Madilynne Boever, and Blake and Savannah Kramer; siblings John “Jack” (Dorothy) Boever, Kitty (Jerry) Galles, Sherry Willis, Julie (Pete) Mundell, Deanna (Jim) Beck and Mary (Art) Ewoldt; father-in-law, Melford (Darlene) Schneider; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Carol Boever, Karen Boever, Julie Boever, Terry (Barb) Schneider, Cheryl (Larry) Shoden, Brenda (Scott) Thompson and Rhonda (Dennis) Underdahl; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, John; mother, Geraldine; siblings Norbert “Nubs” Boever, Peggy Larson, Richard “Dick” Boever, Gail Boever and Steve Boever; mother-in-law, Esther Schneider; sister-in-law, Karen Schneider; and brother-in-law, Randall Schneider.