Harold ‘Bud’ Boettger

Harold ‘Bud’ Boettger

Harold “Bud” Boettger, 87, of Webster, Wisconsin, died unexpectedly Saturday, July 16, 2016.

Born in Springfield, Minnesota, on December 14, 1928, Bud was the son of Rose (Krueger) and Rudolph John Boettger. He attended local schools and graduated from Springfield High School in 1947.   Bud served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He married Bernice Anna Fenger in Oklahoma City on August 22, 1952. The couple lived in Cocoa Beach, Florida; moved to Minnesota and resided in Mankato, Springfield, and New London; and moved to the Webster area in 1978. He was employed at auto body repair shops, and then owned and operated his own shop.   His last employment was with Burnett County Housing Authority in Webster.

He is survived by daughter, Debra Mitchell; son and daughter-in-law, Derek and Nancy Boettger; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Alice Boettger of Springfield; as well as nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife; sister and brother-in-law, Phyllis and Jack Hawthorne; and a son-in-law, Russell Mitchell.

Interment was in the Lutheran Cemetery on Old Route 35 west of Webster. 

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