In loving memory of

Lois I Boekelman
November 24, 1922 - November 10, 2020

A private family funeral service for Lois Boekelman, 97, of Titonka will be held on Friday, November 13, 2020, at 11:00 AM at the United Methodist Church, Titonka. Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Buffalo Township Cemetery, Titonka. The funeral service will be live-streamed on Oakcrest Funeral Services' Facebook Page. Social distancing practices will be followed, and masks are REQUIRED.

Lois Iola Boekelman was born November 24, 1922, in Titonka, IA, the daughter of Harvey and Lillian (Jennings) Graham. She grew up in Titonka and attended Titonka Schools through the 9th Grade. Lois worked various jobs in the community; German Valley Stores, Bartlet's Cafe, Callies General Store, and Titonka Care Center in the Kitchen.

She was united in marriage to Joe Boekelman on March 15, 1950, in Titonka at the United Methodist Church. Lois enjoyed embroidering, gardening, bird watching, raising violets, and taking drives through the Union Slough. She loved spending time with her family, horses, and dogs. She was a member of the United Methodist Church and Ladies Auxiliary.

Lois died Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at the Titonka Care Center. She was 97.

She is survived by her son, Calvin and wife Sandy of Algona; daughter, Carol and her husband, Dennis McGreevey of Wesley; seven grandchildren, Stacy (Kalie) Boekelman, Lisa (Tony) DeGroot, Miranda (T.J.) Ruland, Jace (Hope) Boekelman, Jennifer (Mark) Pannaralla, Thomas (Kelli) McGreevey, Christina (Aaron) Moon; 19 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Joe; parents, Harvey and Lillian Graham; brother, Harvey Jr. (Elora) Graham and Donald (Jean) Graham.

The family would like to thank all the people who gave Lois rides and took her places throughout the years.


JoLynn Harms and Timer Harms wrote on Nov 15, 2020:

"So sorry to hear of Lois\' passing, she will be missed. I and Dad miss all the visits we had with her, she was a dear friend."

Deb and Spud Rahm wrote on Nov 13, 2020:

"Carol, Denny and family, Sending our sympathy on the loss of your mother and grandmother. May the fond memories shared in your pictures bring you some comfort over time. Keeping you in our prayers. "

Sandy & Don Long wrote on Nov 13, 2020:

"My heartfelt sympathy to all of you in Lois\'s family. Through the years I really enjoyed visiting with her. Lois was very special!!!"

Marilyn Boekelman Evans wrote on Nov 12, 2020:

"So sorry for your loss "

Lamont & Judy Junkermeier wrote on Nov 12, 2020:

"Calvin, Sandy, Carol, Denny and family, You have our deepest sympathy on Lois\' passing. We would love to be with you, but are in isolation for a while yet. Lois was very special to us and Lamont always had a good time teasing her. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers."

Larry and Mary Noftsger wrote on Nov 12, 2020:

"Rest In Peace Aunt Lois!"

Ann Walker wrote on Nov 11, 2020:

"Lois was such a kind person. We sure don\'t have very many of the German Valley neighbors left in this generation. She lived a very full long lift. Prayers to her family "

Laura Phelps wrote on Nov 11, 2020:

"Keeping you all close in our thoughts and prayers. So many memories of our German Valley visits. Love to you all. Laurie"