Monday, July 8th, 2013
Bruce E. Boedeker, 80, Tipp City, passed away July 4, 2013, at his residence.
He was born April 14, 1933, in Dayton, to Ray and Louise Keechle Boedeker.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Nancy Gilmer Boedeker; one son, Tobias (Kim) Boedeker of Bellbrook; one daughter, Tanya Boedeker of Tipp City; three sisters, Barbara Warner, Peggy (John) Verdes, both of Vandalia, and Judy (Norm) Holzefaster of Indian Lake; four grandchildren, Brittany Boedeker, Kameron (Andrew) Mosher, Jordan Boedeker and Ashley Boedeker; one great-grandson, Aiden Ross; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict and a health inspector with the Montgomery County Board of Health, working with farm inspections. Bruce dearly loved the outdoors. He spent many days hunting and fishing with friends. He enjoyed working with the Bruckner Nature Center, Aullwood and the Metro Parks, and was a member of the Ohio Bluebird Society.
A memorial service for family and friends is 5 p.m. Tuesday at Ginghamsburg Church in Tipp City, the Rev. John Jung officiating.
Calling will follow the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the Bruckner Nature Center in Troy.
Arrangements are by Morton and Whetstone Funeral Home in Vandalia.