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Herbert Edwin Boots

February 16, 1934 August 14, 2018
Herbert Edwin Boots
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Obituary for Herbert Edwin Boots

Herbert Edwin Boots, 84, died Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Willow Gardens Care Center in Marion following a brief illness.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, August 19, 2018, at Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home in Vinton. Private family inurnment will take place in Oakwood Cemetery, Shellsburg.
Herb was born February 16, 1934, in Iowa City, the son of Herbert Lorraine and Helen Mildred Goss Boots.
On June 17, 1953, Herb was united in marriage with Sandra L. Comried at Cedar Christian Church in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Herb worked at Coonrod Wrecker and Crane Service in Cedar Rapids for 25 years. In the early 1980s, he began a garbage hauling service in Vinton and the surrounding area. He retired in 1996 but never really stopped working.
In his free time, Herb enjoyed napping and watching John Wayne movies.
Herb is survived by his wife of 65 years, Sandra, of Vinton; one son, Russell (Marlene) Boots of Garrison; three daughters: Lynn (Lewis) Yoch and Debra Boots of Vinton and Lorraine Ament of Robins; two sisters: Dorothy Wolfe of Stanwood and Karen Dains of Cedar Rapids; 13 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons: Kevin and Scott Boots; son-in-law Bob Ament; two brothers and two sisters.
A memorial fund has been established.

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2:00 PM 8/19/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 8/19/2018 4:00:00 PM
Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home

1212 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

Van Steenhuyse Funeral Home
1212 1st Avenue Vinton 52349 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Oakwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

6382 31st Avenue Drive
Shellsburg, IA 52332

6382 31st Avenue Drive Shellsburg 52332 IA
United States

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A fund has been established.

1212 1st Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349

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