Obit: Boock, Norbert (1909 - 1997)
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Surnames: BOOCK RUHBUSCH AUFDERHEIDE OELRICH SCHMIDT GRAUPNER

 

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Feb. 1997

Boock, Norbert (25 July 1909 - 5 Feb. 1997)

Norbert Boock, 87, Spencer, died Feb. 5, 1997 at Colonial House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Colby.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer. The Rev. William Ruhbusch will officiate. Burial will be in the West Spencer Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Community Funeral Home, Spencer, and one hour before services Saturday at the church.

Norbert was born July 25, 1909, in Spencer, to Arthur and Emma (Aufderheide) Boock. He received his education in New Ulm, Minn., Mankato Business College and the University of Minnesota.

He married Marion Oelrich on April 3, 1937, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer. The couple lived in Minneapolis for 10 years after their marriage before returning to live in Spencer. Mr. Boock operated an accounting and insurance business until his retirement.

He was a member of the Spencer Lions Club, served on the Trinity Lutheran Church and School boards; was an organist at his church; and a member of Lutheran Laymens League.

He is survived by his wife, Marion; one daughter, Marilyn (Rev. Fred) Schmidt of Dundas, Ontario, Canada; two sons, Dave (Cheri) Boock of Ephraim and Jerry (Darcy) Boock of River Falls, seven grandchildren, and his sister, Gertrude Graupner of Spencer.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Esther Boock.

Memorials may be given in his name to Trinity Lutheran Church or to Colonial House Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

 

 


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