April 17, 1929-July 10, 2012
MARSHALL - Services for C. Dwayne Boerner, 83, of Marshall will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at First English Lutheran Church in Cottonwood. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday with a 7 p.m. prayer service at Hamilton Funeral Home. Visitation will continue at the church on Sunday one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in the church cemetery. Military honors will be provided by American Legion Post 113.
He died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.
Cecil Dwayne was born April 17, 1929, in Vallers Township to Earl and Mamie (Bonam) Boerner. He was baptized at the Methodist church in Marshall and later confirmed at the English Lutheran Church in Cottonwood. He graduated from Cottonwood High School in 1947. After graduating in 1947, Dwayne joined the National Guard attaining the rank of Major and was honorably discharged in 1989.
On May 31, 1953, Dwayne was united in marriage to Eunice Bahn at English Lutheran Church. To this union two children were born, Curtis and Jill. They made their home in Marshall, where he was a mail carrier for the United States Postal Service, retiring in 1986.
The love of Dwayne's life was spending time with his family and friends. His other enjoyments included golfing, bowling, fishing, bingo, playing cards and gardening.
Dwayne was a faithful member of English Lutheran Church at the time of his death. He was also a member of American Legion Post 113 Honor Guard and Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Survivors include his wife, Eunice of Marshall; two children, Curtis Boerner and Jill (and David) Person, both of Marshall; two grandsons, Derek Boerner of Richfield and Daniel Person of Russell; three siblings Jack (and Dorothy) Boerner of Inver Grove Heights, Melvin (and Margie) Boerner of Albertville, Bonnie Richter of Henning; two-in-laws, Sharon Boerner of Maple Grove and Dean Freer of Inver Grove Heights; also many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Dwayne was preceded in death by his parents; son-in-law David Person; siblings and in-laws; Inez (and Odin) Broughton, Dorothy (and Louie) Severson, Donald (and Gwen) Boerner, Darrell Richter, Wanda Freer, Bud Boerner, Llewellyn and Luonna Bahn; infant siblings Earl Jr. and Winona; and two nephews, Jeff and Doug Boerner.
Hamilton Funeral Home