William Boekemier, of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022, at the age of 96. Beloved husband of the late Cora Boekemier; cherished son of the late Wesley John and Minnie A. Boekemier. Devoted father of Carl (Linda) Boekemier, Patricia Kern, Joan (Donald) Lesley, the late Mark Boekemier, Una (Ronald) McKeage, and Erick Boekemier; father-in-law of the late Richard Kern; loving grandfather of Michele Lesley, Nicole Lesley, Amber (James) Garrett, Meagan Lesley, Jennifer (Anthony) Meloy, Heather McKeage, Timothy Boekemier and the late Nicholas Kern; treasured great-grandfather of five; dear brother of the late Wesley Boekemier, Jr., the late Larry Boekemier and the late Lorraine Engh.
William was a member of St. Cletus Catholic Church and was involved in many activities there including Fish Fries. He was an experimental mechanic for Boeing for 38 years. After his retirement he worked many jobs including IGA, St. Charles Parks and Recreation and St. Louis Auto Auction. In his free time, he enjoyed woodworking, doing outside chores and he loved riding his motorcycle, which he did until he was ninety years old. William was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorials may be made in William's name to Susan Komen Cancer Research.
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