BUFFALO CENTER – Imogene E. Boeckholt, 85, of rural Buffalo Center, died Thursday, March 19, 2015 at her home.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 P.M., Tuesday, March 24th at Faith Lutheran Church in Miller with Rev. Joel Dahlen officiating. Burial will be in Concord Township Cemetery in Garner.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 P.M., Monday at the Cataldo Funeral Chapel, 160 E. 4th St., in Garner and will continue one hour prior to services at the church.
Imogene Emma Boeckholt, the daughter of Albert and Antonia (Leeck) Metzger, was born October 25, 1929 in Kossuth County, Iowa. She attended the rural schools of Kossuth County. On August 9, 1949, she was married to Wilbert Walter Boeckholt at Lotts Creek Immanuel Lutheran Church. They farmed together in the Buffalo Center, Titonka and Burt areas before moving to Miller in 1963. In November of 1969, they bought a farm south of Buffalo Center where they farmed until their retirement. After Wilbert passed away on October 30, 1994, she continued to live on the farm. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, baking and visiting with family and friends.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Miller.
Imogene is survived by her daughter, Diane Boeckholt of Garner; a sister, Joan Nemitz of Fenton; two nephews, Jerry (Lynette) Nemitz and Alan (Judy) Thilges; and other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Wilbert.
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