October 11th, 1918 – Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Trinity Lutheran Church of Wat
Tuesday, July 24th, 2007
Wayne A. Bovee, age 88, of Winsted and formerly of Arden Hills died Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.
He was born on October 11, 1918 in West St. Paul the son of Jesse & Attie Nelson Bovee.
Wayne graduated from Humboldt High School in St. Paul in 1936.
He honorably served his Country in The United States Army during World War II.
On July 19th, 1944 Wayne Bovee and Dorothy Whitehead were joined in holy marriage. They have been married for sixty three years and totally devoted to one another.
Wayne was formerly employed at Anchor Paper for over thirty years. He retired in ????
Wayne was truly devoted to his family! He enjoyed camping and tinkering. He had a lot of patience and tolerance. Wayne was also a Ham Radio operator.
Wayne taught English to Vietnamese and Hmong Immigrants.
He was a former member of Faith Lutheran Church in St. Paul.
Survived by loving wife of sixty three years: Dorothy Bovee; children: Terry (Kim) Bovee of Henderson and Iona (Jerold) Meyer of Watertown; 3 grandchildren: Jack Bovee, Reta (Jared) Lind and Katherine Bovee; sisters: Lois Dahlen of Lakota, North Dakota, Carley Fronek of Antigo, Wisconsin, Connie Gotthilf of Medina and Bonnie (Del) Raymond of Danbury, Wisconsin and by a brother: Gene (Nancy) Bovee of Andover; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by by his parents: Jesse & Attie Bovee and by two sisters and a brother: Muriel Bovee, Arlene Nelson and Vernon Bovee.
Funeral Services for Wayne Bovee will held on Tuesday, July 24th at 10:00 A.M. in Trinity Lutheran Church’s Nylunda Chapel in Watertown. Pastor Elizabeth Johnson will officiate and interment with military rites will follow at Fort Snelling National Cemetery Assembly #5.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday morning from 9:00 A.M. until time of service at Trinity Lutheran Church’s Nylunda Chapel in Watertown.