PRINCETON — Wayne C. Boehle, 77, of Princeton passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Heartland Health Care Center in Henry with his family at his side.
Born July 10, 1935, in Amboy to Herbert and Iola (Conderman) Boehle, he married Betty Lashley Aug. 31, 1954, in United Methodist Church in Ohio, Ill.
He graduated from Princeton High School in 1953. He farmed northeast of Dover for most of his life.
He was a member of the Princeton Moose Lodge. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, especially seeing the American West, reading, hunting, welding, ironwork and restoring old tractors.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Betty Boehle of Princeton; two children, Kerry (Terry) Boehle and Susan (Rick) Fandel, both of Princeton; four grandchildren, Daniel (Justine) Boehle of Salt Lake City, Utah, Erin (Kevin) Tomman of Bloomington, Kimberly (David) Morse of Princeton and Whitney Fandel of Des Moines, Iowa; five great-grandchildren, Hallee, Payton, Faith, Jameson and Maxim; two brothers, Allen (Donna) Boehle and Russell (Aldina) Boehle; one sister, Sharon (Dave) Sivers; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister in infancy.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with the Rev. Derek C. Boggs and the Rev. Mary Gay McKinney officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Repose Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the Bureau County Food Pantry or the Bureau County Health and Wellness Clinic.
Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com.