Terry Boerman

Terry Boerman

Terry D. Boerman of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Monday, November 5, 2012 in Kalamazoo. Terry was born July 16, 1952, in Plainwell to Robert and Henrietta (Clear) Boerman and was a lifelong resident of the area. In 1979 he joined the U.S. Army, where he worked as a tank mechanic. Following his service years he began his career in small engine repair, which he loved. In his leisure time Terry enjoyed music, playing his guitar, fishing and loved taking care of stray cats.

On July 7, 2007 at their home he married Mildred ‘Millie’ Carr, who survives. Also surviving are his children, Cori Boerman and Toby Boerman; 7 grandchildren; his sisters, Deb (Tim) Anderson and Dee (Pete) Krcatovich; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place and no services are scheduled at this time.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. Joan Walters says:

    Boerman family.

    I was saddened to learn of Terry’s death. He and I were classmates at OHS. He was always so fun loving in school and a great guy. We also shared family, his grandmother Jenny was my grandfather, Henry’s sister. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

    Joan Walters

  2. Mike & Joanne Krcatovich says:

    Dee & Family,

    We are sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    God Bless,
    Mike & Joanne

  3. Colleen Ziemer says:

    I was sorry to hear of Terry’s passing. I went to school with him at OHS. I remember him as a very nice guy.

  4. Bill and Pat Harper says:

    So sorry to hear about Terry, He was a heck of a guy. Always right there to help anyone anyway he could. He had a heart of Gold. And was always so thank-ful for everything. He would always get so excited when Bill would stop down and give hime fish, He loved his fish. Then Bill would have to sit down there and shoot the bull with him. You will be missed by alot of your friends Terry! But your alot better now. No more pain. Hugs and strength being sent to your Loving sisters and the rest of your family. R.I.P. Fella

  5. George and Nancy Kibler says:

    Our thoughts and prayers to your family. He will be missed, he was a great help and a trustworthy person and we are thankful for the years he provided help and assistance at the mini-storage.

  6. Cousin Jackie says:

    Terry will deeply be missed; he always had a special place in my heart. Would always do anything for you and never wanted anything in return. I loved him so much and will deeply be missed. My heart goes out too his wonderful sisters and family.

  7. Bob Mason says:

    Terry was a close freind for the past 22 years, and will be missed greatly. We shared alot of similar intrests in cars and small engine repair, such a thoughtful person and I always was welcome as a guest to his home.

  8. Brenda Livingston Hatten says:

    So sorry Millie for the loss of ur husband. Just hold on to your memories and know hes not hurting anymore & hes now your angel.
    If u ever need a shoulder,ear or anything you know I’m here for you. Its tuff I know but hang in there time heals so I’ve been told. Its so painful but know your loved my friend.

    Love,
    Brenda

  9. Joyce Shattuck &with you Raymond Shattuck says:

    I was Joyce Griffith, and his mother lived next to us. for years.We called Hankie, Sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. our prays are with you all. Raymond work with your Uncle Louie,at plainwell paper Mill. in the box shop.You can call us any time. Like to hear from you. God will see you through this. Joyce and Ray

  10. Ashleigh gann says:

    I am so saddened to hear about terry. When i was young he was like the dad i didnt have. He was a great straight forward guy. He was always a helping guy. And millie please keep your head up. Things will ease as time passes. I hope to see you soon. I love you both.

  11. Bryon & Kandy Campbell says:

    Millie,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our sincerest condolences to you and your family.

    Bryon & Kandy Campbell

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