Roland A. Boedeker
Roland August Boedeker, 97, of Concan, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Regent Care Center in The Woodlands, Texas.
A memorial will be held on Monday, June 5, 2017, at St. Raymond’s Catholic Church in Leakey at 10 a.m.
Roland was born on April 1, 1920, in Cameron, Texas, to Louise and Emil Boedeker.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII, honorably discharged in 1945. He married Beverly Joy McLaughlin on May 8, 1948, in Taylor, Texas. Together they raised seven children.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Beverly; one brother, Edmund Boedeker; four sisters, Getrude Michalka, Juanita Taylor, Alma Boedeker and Florence Boedeker; and his oldest son, David Boedeker.
He is survived by daughter Mary Boedeker of Uvalde; son Thomas Boedeker and his wife, Tanya, of Soldotna, Alaska; daughter Vivian Land and her husband, Keith, of Bastrop; daughter Nancy Prihoda and her husband, Bill, of Conroe; son Alan Boedeker and his wife, Amy, of Bryan; Leah Boedeker and her husband, John Sizemore, of Spring; daughter-in-law Mary Gay Boedeker; nine grandchildren: Tom, Ian, Stephanie, Tara, Alice, Lindsey, Erin, Kyle, and Henry; and nine great-grandchildren: Travis, Kevin, Lauren, Colton, Beverly, Mikayla, Ida, Henry, and Daxton.
Roland and Beverly retired to Concan around 1989 and were active with local organizations, including St. Raymond’s Catholic Church, Friends of Real County Library, Leakey Lions Club, and American Legion. They most enjoyed their Frio Canyon family and friends, with loving support to community projects and social events.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Real County Public Library, P.O. Box 488, Leakey, TX 78873.
The family invites you to leave a condolence at www.nelsonfuneralhomes.net.
The preceding is a paid obituary.