Alvin Boerson

Date of Death: Sep 05, 2014
Alvin Boerson
[highlight_text] [/highlight_text] Alvin Hollister Boerson, 80, of Waupun, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014 at his home.


[leftcolumn] Alvin was born December 22, 1933 to Bert and Edna Ter Beest Boerson in the town of Alto. Alvin attended Waupun High School. He was in the U.S. Army from 1957-1959. On October 23, 1959 he was united in marriage to Ann Streekstra at East Friesland. They were blessed with three children: Tom (Gina), Christie Steger, and Jeremy (Kietra); a step-grandson, Dakota (Alexis) Fadness; and a step-great-granddaughter, Marcy. He spent most of his life on the family farm with his wife and children. In his later years he worked for East Central Breeders and drove bus for Head Start. He was an avid farm toy collector and a lover of Ford tractors and Chevy trucks. He was also a member of Alto Reformed Church.

Alvin is survived by his wife, Ann; their children; a sister, Josie Towne, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Annette Hopp, Harold (Helen) Streekstra, Connie (Bruce) Campbell, Gerald (Rhonda) Streekstra, Don (Sue) Streekstra, Dennis (Mary Kay) Streekstra, Kathy (Elton) Kleist; and other relatives and friends.

Alvin was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Henry Boerson; sisters: Maggie Damsteegt and Erna Kamphuis; a grandson, Austin James Steger; two nieces Elsie Lont and Wendy Siedlitz; and a step-grandson, Anthony Alvin.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Visitation: [/highlight_text] Friends and relatives may call on the family on Monday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from 5-8 p.m. and on Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Services: [/highlight_text] Funeral services for Alvin Boerson will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Alto Reformed Church with Pastor Ted Medema and Pastor Ted Lindman officiating.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Burial: [/highlight_text] Burial will follow at Alto Cemetery.



  1. Kathy Kleist Says: September 6, 2014 at 9:01 pm

    My deepest sympathy to all of you! I would come up if it were possible, but I simply can not make it up there that quickly. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love and hugs to all of you!

  2. Mary Krings Says: September 6, 2014 at 9:47 pm

    Tom, Jeremy, and Christie its seems like forever since I have seen or heard from any of you guys, but I am truly so sorry to hear about the loss of your father my prayers are with you and the family through this time I know this wont be an easy time for any of you but pray to God for strength.

  3. Cherie Witkowski Says: September 8, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…my thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
    Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
    He was a wonderful Head Start bus driver!

  4. Bob & Mary Leistico Says: September 8, 2014 at 9:19 pm

    Dear Jeremy & Kietra,

    So sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Just wanted to let you guys know that we are thinking of you now and that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love you guys, be strong and good luck to you in the days ahead.

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