Harry F. Boekeloo, 84, of Warren, PA., died Monday evening, July
13, 2015 at the Rouse Warren County Home after an extended
illness. He was born February 15, 1931 in Chicago, IL.
He was the son of Pearl Angstrom Boekeloo. Harry was a
graduate of Chicago Vocational School and earned a metallurgist
degree from Illinois School of Technology. He had served with
the United States Army during the Korean War as a Sergeant.
While in Chicago, he had worked on the railroad. Starting in 1976
to 1985 he had been employed with both the Erie National Forge
and National Forge Company of Irvine, PA. In December 1985 he
started the G & R Machine Company where he was still active in
the daily operations of the business. He was a member of First
Lutheran Church where he had been head usher, a member of the
church council and finance committee. He had served as Past
President of both the Conewango Club and Conewango Valley
Country Club, was a past board member of BEI, and a former
Warren County School Board Member. He was a member of the
Warren Elks Lodge, Eagles Aerie, Monday Night Penny Poker
group and Conewango Club Bowling League. He was an avid
golfer, bowler and Chicago Bears Fan. He was fortunate enough
to obtain a “Hole-in-One” at Conewango Valley Country Club.
Harry is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Schlueter
Boekeloo whom he married June 20, 1953 in Chicago, IL., 4
Children – Ronald F. Boekeloo of Warren, PA., Nancy L. Boekeloo
of Erie, PA., Tom H. Boekeloo and wife, Laurie of Ballston Spa,
NY, Ginny M.. Bevevino and husband, Ross of Warren, PA., 1
Sister – Marlene Boyer and husband, Paul of Homewood, IL. ,
Brother-in-law, Paul Dreger of Worth, IL.,
6 Grandchildren – Zachary and Lydia Boekeloo, Jackie Snyder,
Sara Bevevino, Joe Bevevino and wife, Lindsay, Samantha
Bevevino, his beloved cat and friend, Suzy, several nieces and
Friends may call at the First Lutheran Church, 109 West Third
Avenue, Warren, PA., on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 from 10:00 to
11:00 A.M. when a memorial service will be conducted with Rev.
Jeffrey Ewing, Pastor, officiating. The family suggests memorial
contributions may be made to First Lutheran Church or a Charity
of One’s Choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting
www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral
Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.