Oct. 7, 1959 – Nov. 18, 2012
David Boeding, age 53, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at Jones Regional Medical Center, following a sudden illness.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 Wednesday morning (today), Nov. 21, 2012 at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Hopkinton. Visitation was Tuesday, where a parish vigil service was held at 4 p.m. Visitation started immediately following the vigil service, until 8 p.m. Rev. Fr. John Kremer officiated at the services.
David Joseph Boeding was born Oct. 7, 1959 at John McDonald Hospital, Monticello, Iowa. He was the son of Francis and Lois Kirby, Boeding. He graduated from Maquoketa Valley Schools in 1978. David then enlisted in the United States Army, serving in the 109 Air Borne Division. He had been employed at Exide Battery, the City of Hopkinton and Murray Grain. He also worked as a long haul trucker and had been a truck driver for Welter Storage in Monticello for the past 6 years. David married Patricia Hargrafen on Oct. 26, 1990, at the Little Brown Church, Nashua.
David enjoyed being outdoors, splitting wood, camping, fishing and canoeing. He especially enjoyed being with his family and taking his girls to gymnastics meets and cooking for the 4-H breakfast.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia; two daughters, Kayla Boeding and her fiancée, Jonathon Tegeler and Katie Boeding; a step-son, Mike (Susan) Freeze; and his parents, Francis and Lois Boeding, all of Hopkinton; 10 siblings, Mary Ann (Gerald) Blanchard, Hopkinton, Doris (Dick) Cambridge, Cedar Rapids, Joyce (Dick) Milroy, Monticello, Dan (Karen) Boeding, Cedar Rapids, Dennis (Carolyn) Boeding, Anamosa, Susan (Gerald) Beitz, Monticello, Lori (Darrell) Reyner, Monticello, Don (Kathy) Boeding, Dundee, Vic (Leann) Boeding, Monticello, Cheri (Mitch) Orcutt, Manchester; eight brothers and sisters-in-law, JoAnn (Dick) Crain, Rowley, Linda (Tom) Kepler, Newton, Karen (Doug) Dabroski, Earlville, James (Pam) Hargrafen, Delhi, Mary (Dave) Knutson, Manchester, John (Paula) Hargrafen, Hopkinton, Jan (Jeff) Eilers, Ryan, Kevin (Shelly) Hargrafen, Hopkinton; many nieces and nephews; and four god-children, Nikki Chapman, Marci Boeding, Angie Farmer, and Gina Boeding.
Goettsch Funeral Home, Hopkinton is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.
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