Paul E. Boetcher

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 4/2/2012 14:00:00

Willard OH 44890 4/3/2012 11:00:00

Paul E. Boetcher, age 69, resident of New Haven, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at Willard Mercy Hospital. He was born on January 31, 1943 in Willard, Ohio to the late Robert and Cleo (Wyandt) Boetcher. Paul enjoyed wood crafts, going to auctions, gardening and most of all, spending time with his family.
Paul is survived by his wife, Wilma (Bailey) Boetcher, of New Haven, whom he married on March 6, 1963; one son, Tom (Mercy) Boetcher of Fort Wayne, Indiana; three daughters, Debbie (Gregg) Parker of Willard, Sharon (Bob) Lee of Shelby and Pam (Brian) Napier of Willard; 11 grandchildren, Robert and Christine Triebold of Chicago, Illinois, Trevor and Kayla Ritz of Shelby, Monica, Brittany and Jonathan Lee of Shelby and Emily, Lorin, Sarah and Rachael Napier of Willard; two sisters, Nancy Harry of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania and Betty Christie of Greenwich and one brother, Robert Boetcher of Attica.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, William Boetcher.
Friends may call on Monday, April 2, 2012 at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 11 AM at the Christian Alliance Church in Willard, with Rev. Jim Trainer officiating. Burial will follow in Greenfield Township Cemetery in Steuben. Memorial contributions can be made to Mercy Hospital of Willard. Online condolences can be left for the family at


The Tom Holland family - Apr 5, 2012

We are so sorry to hear of Paul’s passing. We have such wonderful memories of Paul and the family. Paul was such a big part of Sarah and John’s early years. The memories just flood back. May all your memories bring you comfort. Paul was an awesome neighbor and friend! Our sympathies to all.

Penny Mastron Howell - Apr 4, 2012

Wilma and family Nancy , Betty and Bob Was so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I think back Betty and Bob of those fun days when we rode the cows with Paul and Bill. Hopefully all your good memories will put smiles on your face and lighten the heaviness on your heart. I know how hard it is to lose our loved ones. Sympathy and prayers to all of you.

Mark Kavanaugh - Apr 3, 2012

Tom, Sorry to here about your Dad

Terri (Bays) Schmidt - Apr 2, 2012

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your family is in our prayers.

Gretchen & Bill Landoll - Apr 2, 2012

Wilma & family,Sorry to hear about the passing of your husband Paul.Will keep you and your family in our prayers. May God’s strength get you through this difficult time. Gretchen & Bill

Gladys Hicks - Apr 2, 2012

My dear Wilma and family. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We know what it means to lose a loved one.
You and your family will be in our prayers.
Gladys and Willis Hicks


Our hearts and love are with you all at this time.
WE will miss him , he was a wonderful friend.
love patsy

Bob and Ruth Brown - Apr 1, 2012

We are ever so sorry for your loss of Paul. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Pat & Carol McDaniel - Apr 1, 2012

Pam, so sorry to hear of her Father’s passing.

Trish (Palmer) Tarr - Mar 31, 2012

I was saddened to hear of Paul’s passing. You are all in my thoughts. God bless.

Donna Myers - Mar 31, 2012

Pam and Debbie, I send my deepest sympathy to you with the loss of your father. May your many memories be your comfort in the days aheaad.

Barb Gerber - Mar 31, 2012

Wilma, Debbie and Tom,
I was sorry to hear about the passing of Paul. Debbie, like you told me on Wed. when I talked to you” once he is gone he will be the angel looking down on all of you” You all have my deepest sympathy.I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.