Robert Henry Boettger

Thursday, April 7, 2005

Born 6-8-1916 -- Died 3-29-2005

Robert Henry Boettger, 88, of Hardy, Ark., died March 29, 2005, at his home.

Born June 8, 1916, in Milwaukee, Wis., he was the son of Rudolph and Susan Boettger.

He worked many years before retiring as a machinist. He moved to Hardy from Milwaukee in 1978. He was a member of the Eagles and a bowling instuctor for the Young Women's Christian Association in Milwaukee. He also loved to ballroom dance.

Survivors include his wife, Julia of the home; a son, Thomas Boettger of Milwaukee, Wis.; a daughter, Alice Grant of Greenfield, Wis., a stepson, Robert Myers of Hardy; a brother, Irving Boettger of East Helena, Mont.; 22 gradchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and a great-geat-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; a son; a stepdaughter; a stepson; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland, Ark.