Arvie E. Boettcher

Arvie E. Boettcher, age 96, of Chilton, died on Thursday, March 5, 2015 in Sheboygan. He was born December 3, 1918 in the Town of Maple Grove, son of the late Herman & Martha (Krueger) Boettcher. He proudly served in the United States Army during WWII in the European Theater. Following his honorable discharge, Arvie married Myra Redig on April 17, 1948 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Rantoul. The coupled farmed together in rural Valders, where they also tended to a large garden, until their retirement in 1982 when they built the home in Chilton. He was a member of the Chilton American Legion and St. Martin Lutheran Church in Chilton where he volunteered time to count money. Arvie always looked forward to family gatherings and the many hands of Sheepshead that accompanied them. Survivors include his children: Rev. Dennis (Lela) Boettcher of Sheboygan Falls, Carol Boettcher of Horicon; a grandchild: Dr. Eric (Melissa) Boettcher; 2 great-grandchildren: Brooklyn Faith & Bethany Rose Boettcher; 2 sisters-in-law: Virginia Boettcher & Kathy (Bob) Binverse; and a brother-in-law: Charlie Graf. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Arvie was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; many brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law. Funeral service will be at 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at St. Martin Lutheran Church (717 Memorial Dr.) in Chilton with the Rev. Jon Christensen officiating. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery. Friend may call at the church from 10:00 am until 11:45 am on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. A memorial fund has been established in the name of Arvie E. Boettcher for the St. Martin Lutheran Church in Chilton. – See more at: