Obit: Bohte, Edward Albert (1916 - 2011)
Surnames: Bohte, Bucher, Chapman, Heritage, Nordby, Plautz, Rogers, Schaff, Taylor, VanderKoy, Wendorski, Wiegel
----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, January 27, 2011, online edition
Bohte, Edward "Ed" Albert (October 11, 1916 - January 19, 2011)
Edward "Ed" Albert Bohte, 94, Town of Greenwood, died Wednesday, Jan. 19 at his home.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, Jan. 22 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Rib Lake, with Father Otto Bucher officiating. Interment was at St. Ann's Cemetery in the Town of Greenwood. Pallbearers were Chad Bohte, Mark VanderKoy, Nick Bohte, Eric Heritage, Ron Wendorski, Jason Nordby, Dustin Chapman and Kevin Rogers.
Edward Bohte was born on October 11, 1916 on the family homestead in the Town of Greenwood to the late Joseph and Anna (Plautz) Bohte. He attended Rib River Grade School.
On July 31, 1943 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, he married Estelle Louise Schaff, who survives. He farmed his entire life, retiring in 1989.
He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Rib River School Board, trustee committee at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and Farmers Union. He enjoyed playing sheepshead and cribbage, reading and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, survivors include four children, Anna (Kevin) Taylor of Henderson, Nev., Beverly VanderKoy of Kronenwetter, Edward (Candy) of Merrill and John (Beverly) of Wausau; a sister, Dorothy Wiegel of Medford; a sister-in-law, Hazel Bohte of El Monte, Calif.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Scott VanderKoy in 1995; three brothers; and eight sisters.
Dallmann-Kniewel Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family
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