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Alfred Henry Boots

November 3, 1931 February 16, 2019
Alfred Henry Boots
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Alfred Henry Boots, 87, passed away peacefully at his home on February 16, 2019, with his wife Joanne by his side. He graduated from Lane Tech High School, served as a 2nd Lt. in the USAF, earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at U of I., Alfred married Joanne in 1959, and had two sons, John and Steven. After a long career as a Project Engineer for Keebler Cookies and Campbell Soup, he retired in 1995. Alfred and Joanne shared their love of worldwide travel with their family. He was an adored Papa to his grandchildren, all of whom he showered with love and affection. He held two U.S. Patents and was a master raconteur. He was preceded in death by his son John (Jayne) and his parents, John and Christine. In addition to Joanne and Steven (Penni), he is survived by his grandchildren, Sarah, Kevin, Kelly, Katie, and Colin; his brothers Ronald (Barbara) and Raymond (Sandee); brother-in-law Kenneth (Damien) Mlynski; sister-in-law Phyllis (the late Albert) Marrazzo; and many nieces and nephews. A celebration of his rich, long life will be held at Dreschler Brown Williams Funeral Home, 203 S Marion St, Oak Park, on Saturday February 23rd beginning at 11:00 a.m., with a short service at 2:00 p.m. and a luncheon following at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital at https://www.pay.gov/public/form/start/53167010


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Memorial Visitation

Saturday

23

Feb

11:00 AM 2/23/2019 11:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM 2/23/2019 2:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

23

Feb

2:00 PM 2/23/2019 2:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Edward Hines Jr., VA Hospital

Voluntary Service (135)
5000 South 5th Avenue
Hines, IL 60141
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