Hildegarde E. Boes, 93, of New Riegel, died at 2:55 pm Monday, April 9, 2018, at her son’s residence.
She was born July 5, 1924, in Krefield, Germany, to Hubert J. and Bertha (Smits) Meurer. She married Wilbert J. “Pete” Boes in October, 1950, in St. Joseph Catholic Church. He died January 31, 2010.
Survivors include three sons, John Boes of Ramsay, Mich., Gary Boes of Chicago, and Thomas (Gail) Boes of New Riegel; a step son, Richard Boes of Stony Ridge; and many grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, an infant brother, and a granddaughter, Rachel Marie Boes.
Mrs. Boes attended St. Joseph School and was a graduate of Calvert High School and of the Mercy Toledo School of Nursing. She was the past owner of the New Riegel Café, which her husband founded in 1953. She had worked at Mercy Hospital in Morganfield, Ky., Mercy Hospital in Tiffin, Dr. Funk of Tiffin, and as a private duty nurse. She was a member of All Saints Parish, New Riegel, Daughters of Isabella, Mercy Alumni, and the Rosary Altar Society.
Visitation will be Monday, April 30, from 9:30 to 11 am, followed by the funeral Mass at 11 am, at St. Mary Catholic Church. Revs. Gary Walters and Timothy Kummerer will officiate, and burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to F.A.C.T., or the Calvert Catholic Schools W.J. Boes Educational Fund.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-3113. For directions, out of town flower orders, or to offer condolences to the family, go to: www.traunerofuneralhome.com
Donations may be made to:
F.A.C.T. Financial Assistance for Cancer Treatment
P.O. Box 624 Tiffin, Ohio 44883,
Calvert Catholic Schools
152 Madison Street Tiffin, Ohio 44883, AB