Agnes "Aggie" V. Boxrucker, age 87, of Owen, passed away at the Clark County Health Care Center on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday, July 11, 2014 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Owen. Father Charles Heibl will officiate. She will be buried beside her husband of 53 years at Riverside Cemetery in the Town of Hixon. Family and friends are welcome from 10:00 AM until time of service Friday at the church. The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Owen is entrusted with the arrangements.
Aggie was born on July 26, 1926 in Racine, WI, the daughter of George G. and Vivian (LaBerge) Busch. She attended Stetsonville Grade School and was a 1944 honor graduate of Medford High School. After graduation she worked at the Taylor County Extension office until October 1946.
Agnes married Al J. Boxrucker on May 15, 1946 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Stetsonville, WI and in October of 1946 the newly married couple moved to Owen, WI and resided there ever since. Al preceded her in death on February 21, 1999. She worked as a bookkeeper/receptionist for the Bergstrom Oil Company, Post Company and later for the Woller Oil Company in Owen. In 1971, she went to work for Mid States Insurance Agency and became a licensed Insurance Agent, she worked there until she retired.
She was an active member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and a charter member and secretary for many years for the Owen-Withee Veteran’s Club, also a volunteer at the Clark County Health Care Center, Friends of the Old School and a member of the Lifetime Club of the Forward Financial Bank of Withee and volunteered at the Red Cross Blood Bank, the election board and several civic committees.
Aggie and Al were named Citizens of the Year for the City of Owen in 1983. She served on committees for the 50th and 70th anniversaries of the City of Owen. She also was a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary Post #2227 of Colby,WI.
She enjoyed knitting, camping, traveling, reading, puzzles and spending time with the Creekside Creamers.
Aggie will be sadly missed by her children, Margaret (Philip) Hollmann of Pickerel, WI, Joseph (Karen) Boxrucker of Eagle River, WI, Rosemarie Tetzlaff of Dorchester, WI and Charles (Nikki) Boxrucker of Eagan, MN. Grandchildren; Jason (Becky) Boxrucker of Eagle River, Jeremy (Terri) Boxrucker of Sheboygan, Lynn Zais of Fox Lake, Maxine Tetzlaff of Dorchester, Amanda Boxrucker of Eagan, MN and Kourtney (Marty) Thomas of St. Louis, MO, she is further survived by six great grandchildren, a sister; Jeanie (Bill) Colman of Lakeland, FL, brother and sister in-laws, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband; Al, her parents and a sister; Pat and brother and sister in-laws.
Family and friends may express condolences online at www.maurinaschilling.com.