Ervin Leonard Boxdorfer, 68, of Jackson died on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
He was born on Feb. 16, 1938, in Perry County, the son of Leonard G. and Minnie C. Deimund Boxdorfer. He married Wanda L. Bohnert on Oct. 27, 1962. She preceded him in death on Aug. 1, 1993.
He later married Ellen E. (Jeannie) Roberts on June 4, 1994, in Cape Girardeau. She survives.
He was a 1957 graduate of Perryville High School.
He is survived by his wife, Jeannie Boxdorfer of Jackson; son, Russell Boxdorfer of Gardner, Kan.; son, Neil Boxdorfer of Dexter; step-son, Kevin Alfultis of St.Louis; step-son, Matthew Jones of Moberly; step-daughter, Cheryl Beggs of Blodgett; step-daughter, Cynthia Alfultis of Jackson; brother, Hubert Boxdorfer of Caseyville, Ill.; brother, Al Boxdorfer of Belleville, Ill.; brother, Richard Boxdorfer of Bethalto, Ill.; brother, Tom Boxdorfer of Bethalto, Ill.; brother, Dan Boxdorfer of Lake St. Louis; brother, Milford Boxdorfer of Olney, Ill.; brother, Ollie Boxdorfer of Steeleville, Ill.; sister, Clara Hall of Ashley, Ill. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Marvin Boxdorfer of Jackson; and one sister, Judy Holmes of Venedy, Ill.
Friends may call at Ford & Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, from 4-9 p.m. with special services by American Legion Post #63 of Cape Girardeau at 7 p.m. and then again at Good Shepherd Lutheran Chapel on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, from 9-10:30 a.m. Service will be at Good Shepherd Lutheran Chapel on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Barry L. Pfanstiel officiating.
Interment will be at Cape County Memorial Park and Mausoleum in Cape Girardeau with military rites conducted by the Marine Corps League of Southeast Missouri and the Missouri Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Memorial Fund, American Cancer Society of Southeast Missouri, Cape Girardeau office (We Can - Weekend) or Southeast Hospice.
Ford & Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.