Alvin "Al" Boerman, 86, of Forsyth died Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at his
residence. The visitation will be from 12:00 to 2:00 PM Saturday, March
24th in the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 2:00
PM in the funeral home with Pastor Peter Tammeling officiating. Burial will be
in the Snapp Cemetery, Forsyth.
Alvin Bernard Boerman was born Tuesday, December 29, 1931 in Cicero, IL
to Ben and Minnie (Hoffman) Boerman. He attended the Englewood Christian
High School in Englewood, IL. He met his neighbor, Joan Brands in Cicero in
1949. They were married April 6, 1951 in Cicero. They lived in Cicero for a
few years and moved to Hinsdale, IL. He worked as a milkman, janitor, truck
driver and taxi driver. He and Joan and four children moved to Forsyth in
1968. In 1970 he started the Boerman Septic Service which is still in the
family. He officially retired in 2004.
Al was a hard worker, loyal, dependable and good provider. Al was a jokester
with a great sense of humor. Most of all, he was very devoted to his family
and loved being a grandfather. Al and Joan enjoyed traveling, especially in
Montana. He also enjoyed working in the yard, watching Mixed Martial Arts
and football. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Forsyth and a
former Chief in the Forsyth Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Joan of Forsyth; four daughters: Sharon Hunter of
Forsyth, Beverly Cardwell and husband, Lester of Kirbyville, Bonnie Cardwell
and husband, Donald of Kirbyville and Wendy David and husband, Wayne of
Seymour; nine grandchildren, Eric Hunter, Aaron Cardwell, Matthew Cardwell,
Daniel Cardwell, Jeffery David, Melissa Key, Adam Cardwell, Brian David and
Michael Cardwell; twenty-seven great-grandchildren and four great-great
He is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Harriet and Helen.
Memorial in memory of Al Boerman may be made to the American Cancer
Society, 2936 E. Battlefield, Springfield, MO 65804.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral
Home, Forsyth, MO.
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home
15945 U.S. Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO. 65653
"There is a Difference"
Alvin "Al" Boerman
December 29, 1931 - March 21, 2018