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Bellville Times
August 2003

Funeral services for Harvey A. Boethel, 80, of Cat Spring, Texas were held on Monday, August 25, 2003 at 10 a.m. from Trinity Lutheran Church in Sealy with Rev. Mark Anderson officiating. Burial followed at 1 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Cemetery, in Houston.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Davis, Chris Wilson, Joey Kopycinski, Jordan Kopycinski, Alan Uhlig and Melton Jones.

Harvey Adolph Boethel was born November 15, 1922 in Hallettsville, Texas to parents, Walter and Erna (Eilert) Boethel. He was raised in the Hallettsville area and attended the Boethel Public School near Hallettsville.

He served his country in the U.S. Army during W.W. II. On July 23, 1953, he married Lottie Andreas in Oklahoma. He worked for Houston Welding Supply as a salesman and also at Sealy Welding Supply in Sealy.

Mr. Boethel was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Sealy and the Bernardo Volunteer Fire Dept. He loved to hunt and fish, working in his garden and raise his cattle.

Harvey A. Boethel passed away Friday, August 22, 2003 in Houston. He is survived by daughter and son-in-law Shirley and L.J. Franklin son, Gary Boethel of Houston, mother of his children, Angie Boethel of Houston, sister Evelyn Boatman of Percy, Arkansas, brother and sister-in-law Everett and Jean Boethel of Bevins, Texas, special friend Anita Uhlig of Bernardo, grandchildren, Rhonda Davis, Donna Kopycinski, Jimmy Davis and Chris Wilson and nine great grandchildren.

Mr. Boethel was preceded in death by parents Walter and Erna Boethel and wife Lottie Boethel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 402 Atchison St., Sealy, Texas 77474 or Bernardo Volunteer Fire Department.

Funeral services were held under the direction of Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel, Sealy, Texas.

Posted by Joy Neely

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