Katherine Rose Boehme

May 17, 1934November 2, 2018

Katherine Rose Boehme, 84, of Deerfield Beach, FL, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2018 at her home after a long illness. She is the loving daughter of Angelo and Lucy Scalzo of Deerfield Beach, FL who are deceased. Katherine and her former husband Richard W Boehme, also deceased, are the parents of Gregory A Boehme, deceased, of Deerfield Beach, Douglas W Boehme (Renee) of Woodbury, MN, and Jeffrey M Boehme of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She deeply loved her three grandchildren, Shauna Hack (Jordan) of LaGrange, KY, and Blake and Grant Boehme of Woodbury, MN. She is also a great-grandmother to Emily and Colton Hack of LaGrange, KY. Her only sister Barbara Oakley and brother-in-law Frank Oakley of Dunwoody, GA loved Katherine very much and became great friends as the years went by. Katherine is also the dear aunt of Dawn and Andrew Diffin of Chantilly, VA, Darren and Leslie Oakley of Siler City, NC, and April and James Blount of Lawrenceville, GA. She is the great aunt to 14 nieces and nephews. They are Kiley, Sydney, Mya and Jada Diffin, Morgan, Hiram, Landon, Annie, Emma, Hannah, Ephraim, and Ava Oakley, and Ammon and Jessie Blount. Katherine went to Red Bank HS, Red Bank, N.J. She was a cheerleader for the school’s athletic teams. She graduated with the third highest grade point average in her class. She attended and graduated from Trenton State Teachers College where she received a B.S degree in education. She was a member of the Gamma Sigma Sorority. She was the first member of her family to graduate from college. She taught grammar school for 45 years from the time she graduated from college until her retirement. She loved teaching and spent many hours after school grading papers and preparing for the next school day. Katherine was a dedicated member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She held many positions in the church such as an early morning seminary teacher to the youth of the church between the ages of 14-18. She was also a Primary teacher, a compassionate service committee member, a teacher in the Relief Society (the women’s organization) and was the church chorister. She also sang in the church choir. She served as a temple worker in the Orlando, Florida Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She loved the temple and loved serving there. She also served in the Family History Center of the church in Coral Springs, Florida. Katherine loved music and dancing. Her parents gave her piano lessons at an early age. She loved to dance and took many opportunities to dance in local dance groups in south Florida. She also enjoyed attending the singles dances in the church. She especially loved ballroom dancing with her good friend David Collins. Katherine loved people and especially loved her dear friends in the church, and in the community. She was always giving to the various people in need and to many charitable organizations. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Her funeral service will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3201 Lyons Rd., Coconut Creek, FL 33063, on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11:00 AM. The viewing will be held at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM in the same building prior to the service. Interment will be at the Boca Raton Mausoleum immediately after the funeral service. The Boehme family would like to extend their gratitude to all those who helped Katherine in her last months, for their tenderness and loving care. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity or Hospice Care in her name.


  • Douglas W. Boehme, Son
  • Renee Boehme, Daughter-in-law
  • Jefffrey M. Boehme, Son
  • Gregory A. Boehme, Son
  • Shauna Hack (Jordan), Granddaughter
  • Blake Boehme, Grandson
  • Grant Boehme, Grandson
  • Emily Hack, Great Grandchild
  • Colton Hack, Great Grandchild
  • Barbara Oakley, Sister
  • Frank Oakley, Brother-in-law
  • Dear aunt of Dawn and Andrew Diffin, Darren and Leslie Oakley and april and James Blount. Also great aunt to 14 nieces and nephews, Kiley, Sydney, Mya and Jada Diffin, Morgan, Hiram, Landon, Annie, Emma, Hannah, Ephraim, and Ava Oakley and Ammon and Jessie Blount.


  • Visitation Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Committal Service Saturday, November 10, 2018

Katherine Rose Boehme

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Tammy Brandl

November 6, 2018

Dearest Jeff & Boehme Family, May you find comfort in the wonderful memories of your beloved Mother, Sister, Aunt & Grandmother. After the tears have dried and the goodbyes have been said, all we have to hold onto are the happy memories that we’ve shared with our loved ones, this is what keeps them alive in our hearts and in our minds, and they will continue to live on, through us.
Jeff, please know that if you need anything I’m a phone call away. Much love,

Joyce & Mel Gitlin

November 6, 2018

Sending deepest sympathy to Jeff and the Boehme family in the loss of your dear Mother, Grandmother and Sister. Prayers that you will always be blessed with peace and comfort. Joyce and Mel Gitlin