Litchfield

Keith D. Boehme – April 20, 1934 – October 11, 2013

Keith Dale Boehme, 79, of Litchfield, passed away Fri., Oct. 11, 2013 at 5:08 p.m. in Vibra Hospital of Springfield. He was born on April 20, 1934 in Litchfield, IL, a son of Marvin John and Harriet (Bierbaum) Boehme. He was a graduate of Litchfield Community High School Class of 1952. He attended Capital College in Columbus, OH and graduated from Rankin Technical School in St. Louis, MO. Mr. Boehme served in the U.S. Army. He married the former Sylvia Ann Smith on Sept. 11, 1955 at the former First Methodist Church in Litchfield. Mr. Boehme was employed for several years at the former International Paper Co. in Litchfield where he was Supervisor of Maintenance. He then went on to work at the Olin Brass Co. in Alton until he retired in 1998. Mr. Boehme was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in rural Litchfield. He was a collector of antique fishing lures and enjoyed fishing, gardening, watching the humming birds feed at home and going for rides to watch the wildlife. In addition to his wife Sylvia, Mr. Boehme is survived by: His daughter, Jill (Allen) Burger of Litchfield Daughter in law, Karen Boehme of Hillsboro 2 brothers, Leland Boehme of Taylorville Marvin (Irma) Boehme of Sioux Falls, SD 7 grandchildren; Zachariah Kimbro, Lainey Fenton, J.R. Kimbro, Brooke Boehme; Shelby Curtis, Adam and Kayla Burger 7 great grandchildren He was preceded in death by his parents, and his son, Michael.

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