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Buffington Funeral Home

520 North Ave C, Shiner, TX

OBITUARY

Martin Morris Boedeker

May 3, 1926February 5, 2020
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Martin Morris Boedeker, 93, of Shiner, Texas passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at Yoakum Community Hospital in Yoakum, Texas.

Funeral Services are under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home in Shiner, Texas, and will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10:00 am at Dr. Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Shiner, Texas with Reverend Chris Heinold officiating. Interment will follow at Shiner City Cemetery in Shiner, Texas. Visitation will be on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm followed by a Prayer Service at 7:00 pm at Buffington Funeral Home.

Martin was born on May 3, 1926 in Shiner, Texas. He was the son of Fritz and Martha (Koenning) Boedeker. Martin graduated from Shiner High School in 1944 and worked in the family grocery store. He joined the US Army in 1945. He served in the Pacific Theater as a Surgical Tech and was in charge of the Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat clinic. Upon discharge, Martin worked for Alcoa for 26 years while also working as a farmer/rancher. Martin married Adeline Hobizael in Shiner, Texas on June 23, 1948. Martin liked to go fishing, play dominoes, and going to dances and casinos. He raised hogs, chickens, and cattle on the ranch. He sold the piglets to students to raise as show pigs.

Martin is survived by five sons; Morris Boedeker of Shiner, Texas, Donnie Boedeker and his wife Shirley of Shiner, Texas, Martin Boedeker Jr. and his wife, Suzi of Lovelady, Texas, Randy Boedeker and his wife, Linda of Hallettsville, Texas, David Boedeker and his wife, Traci of Shiner, Texas, one daughter; Sally Wolter and her husband, Brian of Victoria, Texas, twenty six grandchildren, twenty seven great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and one brother; Lester Boedeker and his wife, Aline of Houston, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; Fritz and Martha Boedeker, his wife; Adeline, one son; Tommy Boedeker, two brothers; Fritz Boedeker, Dennis Boedeker, two sisters; Elrine Mayer, Junita Joachim, and one grandson; Carl Eason.

Pallbearers for Mr. Boedeker will be; Daniel Boedeker, Ty C. Boedeker, Josh Mika, Jerod Moeller, Chuck Vincik, and Christopher Ross. Honorary Pallbearers will be; Ty A. Boedeker, Coy Boedeker, Ryan Boedeker, Nick Boedeker, James “Bubba” Eason, Jace Moeller, Hayden Mika, and Kason Mika,

The family request memorials to: Dr. Martin Luther Lutheran Church / P.O. Box 26 / Shiner, Texas 77984, or a Charity of Choice.

To join the family in celebrating Martin’s life and to offer words of comfort, please go to: www.buffingtonfuneralhomeshiner.com

  • FAMILY

  • Fritzgearld "Fritz" Boedeker, Father (deceased)
  • Martha Koenning Boedeker, Mother (deceased)
  • Adeline Hobizal, Wife (deceased)
  • Morris Boedeker, Son
  • Donnie Boedeker, Son
  • Shirley Boedeker, Daughter-in-law
  • Martin Boedeker Jr., Son
  • Suzi Boedeker, Daughter-in-law
  • Randy Boedeker, Son
  • Linda Boedeker, Daughter-in-law
  • David Boedeker, Son
  • Traci Boedeker, Daughter-in-law
  • Tommy Boedeker, Son (deceased)
  • Sally Wolter, Daughter
  • Brian Wolter, Son-in-law
  • Lester Boedeker, Brother
  • Aline Boedeker, Sister-in-law
  • Fritz Boedeker, Brother (deceased)
  • Dennis Boedeker, Brother (deceased)
  • Elrine Mayer, Sister (deceased)
  • Junita Joachim, Sister (deceased)
  • Carl Eason, Grandson (deceased)
  • Martin also leaves twenty six grandchildren, twenty seven great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild to cherish his memory.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Daniel Boedeker
  • Ty C. Boedeker
  • Josh Mika
  • Jerod Moeller
  • Chuck Vincik
  • Christopher Ross
  • Ty A. Boedeker, Honorary
  • Coy Boedeker, Honorary
  • Ryan Boedeker, Honorary
  • Nick Boedeker, Honorary
  • James "Bubba" Eason, Honorary
  • Jace Moeller, Honorary
  • Hayden Mika, Honorary
  • Kason Mika, Honorary
  • DONATIONS

  • Dr. Martin Luther Lutheran Church

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Friday, February 7, 2020
  • Prayer Service Friday, February 7, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 8, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Interment

Memories

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Carolyn DeHarde Filla

February 10, 2020

I enjoyed visiting with Mr. Boedeker at Shiner Nursing home. I know he enjoyed going to the Shiner football games. He was a sweet person. Extending my sympathy. Prayers to the family.

Michelle Boedeker

February 10, 2020

I love you Popo! We will miss You! Give my Daddy, Momo, and Carl a hug for me!

Jane & Mark Baxmann

February 9, 2020

To the Family,
Our deepest sympathy. Our thought and prayers are with you now and always during this difficult time. Another Angel for God to care for. Love to all.

Donna Holloway

February 9, 2020

So sorry for your loss Martin, may God Bless you and your family at this time.

Mark Jendrzey

February 8, 2020

Hello Donnie and Shirley,

I'm so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

Respectably yours,

Mark Jendrzey

Sandra Tyler (Koenning)

February 7, 2020

So sorry for your loss . Have known your family as down the road neighbors and cousins when we were oh so young. God bless you all.

Cheryl Boedeker Robles

February 7, 2020

Praying for comfort and peace for the entire Boedeker family. I hope that the memories will bring you comfort today and in the days to come.

Brian Wolter

February 6, 2020

Brian Wolter

February 6, 2020

Brian Wolter

February 6, 2020

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