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Charles "Chuck" Boelkes

April 6, 1952 — May 25, 2017

Charles "Chuck" Boelkes


Charles “Chuck” Boelkes, age 65, of Linn, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017, at his residence near Linn.

Chuck was born on April 6, 1952, in Fulton, a son to the late Walter and Carrie (Maddox) Boelkes. His mother survives in Jefferson City.

Chuck was a 1970 graduate of Ashland High School.

Chuck was united in marriage on June 20, 1970, in Columbia, to Marsha (Gibson) Boelkes, she survives at their home.

Chuck was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Ashland, National Trappers Association, Fur Traders of America and the NRA.

Chuck was a self-employed contractor, commercial fisherman and fur buyer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and trapping.

In addition to his mother and wife of 46 years, Chuck is survived by one son, Charles W. Boelkes, Jr., of Bonnots Mill; daughter, Sherry Wimberley and her husband Bruce of Bonnots Mill, six grandchildren, Katherine Lehman, Austin Boelkes, Angie Ablondi, Justin Kobusch, Sheryl Boelkes and Amos Boelkes; a great granddaughter, Hailey Holtmeyer; sister, Mary Ann Reeter and her husband David of Jefferson City; niece, Melissa Draffen and her husband Chris along with a great niece.

Chuck is preceded in death by his father, Walter Boelkes.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017, at Morton Chapel in Linn. Interment will follow in the Useful Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Family of Charles “Chuck” Boelkes.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)

www.mortonchapel.com


SERVICES
Visitation

Thursday, June 01, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781

Funeral Service

Friday, June 02, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781

Interment

Friday, June 02, 2017
12:00 PM

Useful Cemetery
Highway 50 East
Linn, Mo 65051

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