Felix L. Boehm, age 84 of Rich Fountain, passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2012, at his residence.
Felix was born December 17, 1927, in Rich Fountain, a son to the late William and Caroline Lena (Rudroff) Boehm.
Felix attended school in Rich Fountain.
On October 1, 1949, Felix was united in marriage to Viola Schneider in Westphalia. She survives of the home.
Felix was a lifelong Angus livestock and hay farmer in Rich Fountain. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus.
Felix lived to farm and enjoyed trotline fishing, cutting wood, his John Deere Tractors, raising Angus cattle, gardening, putting up hay, maintaining the grass at Sacred Heart Parish Cemetery, and "picking out" walnuts and pecans. However his greatest love was spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife,Viola, Felix is survived by: five sons, Bob and his wife Ann Boehm of Rich Fountain, Dick and his wife Bev Boehm of Jefferson City, Jim "Porky" and his wife Debbie Boehm of Rich Fountain, Steve and his wife Joyce Boehm of Rich Fountain, and Bill and his wife Agnes Boehm of Rich Fountain; one daughter, Pat and her husband Dale Stuckenschneider of Westphalia; one sister, Annie Redel of Jefferson City; 19 grandchildren, Troy Boehm, Mandy Boehm, Jesse Boehm, Joy Peal, Elizabeth Russell, Travis Wunderlich, Travis Stuckenschneider, Julie Jaegers, Jerri Ann Wildhaber, Aaron Boehm, Nathan Boehm, Zach Boehm, Lexi Boehm, Noah Boehm, Kaitlyn Boehm, Larisa Boehm, Derek Boehm, Kelsey Boehm, and Shaina Boehm;
20 great grandchildren, Chelsey Welschmeyer, Wade Boehm, Alexia Peal, Madison Peal, Lilly Peal, Nolan Wunderlich, Colin Wunderlich, Korbin Wunderlich, Ethan Wunderlich, Paige Russell, Jordan Russell, Hank Stuckenschneider, Trent Stuckenschneider, Cole Jaegers, Nate Jaegers, Aiden Wildhaber, Eva Wildhaber, Brie Wildhaber, Kaiden Boehm, and Reagan Verhoff.
In addition to his parents, Felix was preceded in death by: one step brother, Herb Grellner; a step sister, Florence Luebbert; and one granddaughter, Megan Boehm.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rich Fountain.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 27, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Fr. Philip Niekamp as the Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Sacred Heart Parish Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic School or Megan Boehm Scholarship Fund.