Gene A. Boelter, age 77, of Woodstock, passed away December 1, 2021 in Barrington with his loving family by his side.
He was born in New London, WI on April 2, 1944, the son of Ruben and Inez (Verhagen) Boelter. He married Sandra Olcott on March 15, 1969 at Zion Lutheran Church in McHenry, IL.
Gene graduated from McHenry High School and a year later served in the Army from 1965 until 1967. He worked for Dean’s Foods for over 25 years as an over the road semi driver. After retiring from Dean’s, he was a school bus driver for District 200 for 25 years. Gene was a long time member, elder and alter guild of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Woodstock. He was a member of the Moose in Woodstock. He loved going to his daughters sporting events. He never missed one. He enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers, Nascar and the Blackhawks. Gene was a loving and loyal husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years Sandy; daughters, Nichole (Krsto) Nisavic Jr. and Kristie (Casey) Given; grandchildren, Jennifer Nisavic, Krsto Nisavic III, Amaris Nisavic, Colin A. Given and Cai A. Given; brother, Allen Boelter; sister, Ruby Sumner, and many nieces and nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Ruth, Shirley and Junie.
Visitation will be held Monday, December 6, 2021 from 10:00am until the funeral service at 12:00pm at Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home 1211 N. Seminary Ave Woodstock, IL 60098. Burial will be in McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery in Woodstock.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to JourneyCare Hospice 405 Lake Zurich Rd Barrington IL 60010.
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