James Paul Boecker, 69, Adrian, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at his home.
A memorial mass was Saturday, Nov. 12, at the St. Adrian Catholic Church in Adrian. Burial of cremains was in the St. Adrian Cemetery.
James Boecker was born July 10, 1947, in Slayton, to William F. and Anthonette G. (Hebbelman) Boecker. He attended St. Adrian Grade School and graduated from St. Adrian High School. Jim then attended Technical Drafting School in St. Louis Park. He worked at Honeywell in Minneapolis before moving to Adrian in the early 1980s.
He maintained a detailed genealogy history of the Boecker family. He even traced the family back to Germany for multiple generations.
Jim is survived by two brothers, William (Sandra) Boecker, Arlington, and John Boecker, Lakeville; and six nephews, William, David, Douglas, Mark, Robert and Thomas Boecker.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Arrangements were by Dingmann Funeral Home of Adrian, www.dingmannandsons.com.