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January 15, 1916 – Sunday, August 26, 2007

Service Information
St. John’s Catholic Church
Thursday, August 30, 2007
11:00 a.m.

Visitation Information

Mary Boeckers Wycoff, age 91 of St. Pete Beach, Florida, died Sunday, August 26, 2007 at the Park View Care Center in Buffalo, MN where she had been a resident since June.

Mary was born January 15, 1916 in New Munich, MN to Melchoir Mike and Margaret (Eichoff) Boeckers. She graduated from the College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN. She taught Latin and History at several Minneapolis High Schools. Her second career took her to the 3M Company, in St. Paul, MN where she was a staff writer and editor.

On June 14, 1974 Mary and Les Wycoff were united in marriage in a private ceremony in Minneapolis, MN. They lived in Westfield, New Jersey until retiring to St. Pete Beach, FL Mary was an active member of the St. John’s Catholic Church in St. Pete Beach.

Mary Boeckers Wycoff is survived by three sisters, Florentine Meier, Albany, Sr. Anne Boeckers, St. Paul Monastery, and Margaret (Norbert) Dockendorf, Sauk Rapids; many cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, Arnold, Casper, and Hildebrand Boeckers.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00AM Thursday, August 30, 2007 at St. John™s Catholic Church, Swanville, MN. with Father Ron Dockendorf as the celebrant. Burial will be at a later date in Florida. Friends may call at the St. John™s Catholic Church in Swanville one hour before the Mass.

2 Guestbook Entries

  1. Jayson Cote

    I wish to send my heartfelt sympathies to your family. I had the priviledge of working with Mary at St. John’s Church in Florida. At the time I was the Music Director there and became close with Mary. She always had a smile, words of inspiration and a wonderful uplifting comment for me whenever I saw her. After retuning to Maine, Mary and I spoke often on the telephone to “check up” on each other. It was not out of the ordinary to find that Mary had called me while I was working or out and about. I would promptly call her back and we would have a chat. I visited her when I would return to St. Pete Beach for a week’s vacation.
    She will be greatly missed but remembered greatly.. May God’s peace comfort you.


    Jayson E. Cote

  2. Jean Donham

    I will always remember Mary as a wonderful, inspirational teacher who held high expectations of or her students. I was fortunate to be her student at St. Bernard’s.


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