PORT ARANSAS PASS, Texas — Jerry Theodore Boxberger died on March 22, 2014 at his home on a beautiful rainy day in Port Aransas Pass, Texas.
He was born in Russell to Theodore and Lillian (Goetz) Boxberger on Sept. 3, 1947. Jerry was a 1965 graduate of Hoisington High School. A few years following graduation Jerry made his home in Texas and made a career in hotel and restaurant management. He was an avid fisherman in which he enjoyed deep sea fishing in the ocean waters of Texas and visited Lake Wilson multiple times each year. He was known as a kind and gentle soul to everyone he met along his path.
Jerry was baptized and confirmed Catholic and also enjoyed the Lutheran faith.
Survivors include two daughters, Tracey Boxberger Harms, Hutchinson; and Megan Boxberger, Portland, Texas; two grandsons, Kyler Harms and Conner Harms, Hutchinson; three sisters, Sharon Smith Wilkinson, Hoisington, Margaret Blakesley, Hutchinson, and Sherry Mai, Loveland Colo.; five nieces, Mylissia Smith, Manhattan; Marla Lynch, Rapid City S.D., Darlene Ehrlich, Windsor Colo., Jenny Neil, Derby; and Tina Burtzloff, Ellsworth; four nephews, Terry Smith, Rose Hill; Chuck Mai, Loveland Colo., Ricky Blakesley, Hutchinson; and Rodney Blakesley, Des Moines Iowa; and numerous great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by both parents; his aunts and uncles; and a brother-in-law, Charles Dean Smith, Hoisington.
Services were held in Corpus Christy Texas following cremation. Jerry will be laid to his final resting place along with his parents in the Hoisington cemetery were graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. April 19.
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