Boerboom, Andrew Henry

Birth Name Boerboom, Andrew Henry
Nick Name Andy
Gender male
Age at Death 90 years, 2 months, 11 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 23 October 1919 Ghent, Lyon, Minnesota, United States    
Death 3 January 2010 Marshall, Lyon, Minnesota, United States    
Burial 2010 Saint Marys, Cottonwood, Lyon, Minnesota, United States   1a
Obituary       1a
Event Note

COTTONWOOD - Mass of Christian Burial for Andrew "Andy" Boerboom, 90, formerly of Cottonwood, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Cottonwood. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today with a Rosary at 4 p.m. and a Parish Prayer Service at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church and from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will follow the service at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Cottonwood.

Andrew Henry Boerboom was born on October 23, 1919, in Ghent, MN, to Cornelius and Marie (Vanden Berghe) Boerboom. He grew up on the family farm near Ghent. On February 7, 1945, Andrew was united in marriage to Margaret “Peg” Hennen at St. Eloi Catholic Church in Ghent. The couple farmed near Cottonwood for 32 years. Andy was very active at church and in his community. He served on the Cottonwood Co-op Elevator Board for 15 years, 10 years as Chairman; was a 4-H leader; Lion’s Club member and Past-President; Boy Scout Committee Member; Lyon County Planning and Zoning Committee Member; Parish, Regional and Diocesan Councilman; served on the Lyon County Pork Producers Committee for six years, three years as Chairman and State Representative; was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a recipient of the Bishop’s Medal for Service. Andy also enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, woodworking, rolle bolle, traveling and most enjoyed spending time with his family.

Andy died on Sunday, January 3, 2010, at the Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.

He is survived by his wife Margaret “Peg” of Cottonwood , children Charlotte (and Juhl) Stavnes of Lamberton, Barbara (and Donald) Flolo of Glenwood, Steven (and Sandy) of Cottonwood, Rebecca (and Terry) Timm of Cottonwood, Marvin of Olivia, Dean (and Jeanette) of Cottonwood, Terrence (and Jane) of Chisago City, 25 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, sister Clarice (and William) Versaevel of Marshall and brother Walter Boerboom of Luverne.

He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson Travis Dean Boerboom, sisters Sophia, Theresa, Evelyn and Mary, brothers Harry, John, Joseph, Knick and Francis.


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Boerboom, Cornelis Joannes5 June 1881
Mother van den Berghe, Marie Aleida1880
    Sister     Boerboom, Sophie 14 February 1909 28 November 2002
    Sister     Boerboom, Theresa C 31 August 1910 1962
    Brother     Boerboom, Henry John 8 October 1911 5 April 2005
    Sister     Boerboom, Evelyn Bertha 20 November 1912 7 January 2009
    Brother     Boerboom, John Cornelius 9 June 1914 14 June 1991
    Brother     Boerboom, Joseph William 31 August 1915 26 August 1994
    Brother     Boerboom, Cornelius Archie 9 June 1918 5 February 2009
         Boerboom, Andrew Henry 23 October 1919 3 January 2010
    Sister     Boerboom, Clarice Marie 3 May 1922 22 June 2017
    Brother     Boerboom, Walter George 1 July 1924 13 May 2011

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Source References

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