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'Bert' B. Boice
Berdett ‘Bert’ B. Boice, 88, of Grand Island, formerly
of Juniata, died Monday, January 30, 2012 at his home.
Service will be 2:00 p.m., February 3, 2012, at All Faiths funeral
There will be a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to service
time. Burial of Ashes will be in the Juniata Cemetery.
Mr. Boice was born March 19, 1923, at Shickley, Nebraska, the son of
George and Martha (Schrock) Boice.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of over 50 years, Thelma;
daughter Linda (Sam Pearse) Wintermute of Kearney; two grandchildren,
John (Laurie) Wintermute and Merlin (Hope) Wintermute, both of Grand
Those also left to cherish his memory are two great grandchildren and
numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister; two brothers;
three brothers in law; and one sister in law.
Bert grew up near the Shickley-Geneva area. He graduated from Shickley
High School and soon after joined the Army. He served during World War
II from February of 1943 to December of 1945.
He married Thelma Grob on August, 12 1957 and they made their home
Bert worked for the Dutton-Lainson Corporation of Hastings where he
was a Painters Assistant.
He was a former member of the American Legion of Juniata and the VFW
and American Legion of Geneva.
Bert enjoyed sports and was an avid sportsman when he was younger,
playing baseball and softball. He also loved card games, especially cribbage,
pinochle, and pitch and solitaire. Bert also liked to camp and fish,
and he was also a devoted Husker and San Francisco 49ers Fan.
Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date.