July 11, 1963 – July 18, 2014
Martin “Marty” Dale Boeckholt, 51, of Des Moines, passed away from heart failure unexpectedly Friday, July 18, 2014. Visitation will be Thursday, July 24, 2014, from 5 to 7pm at Merle Hay Funeral Home, 4400 Merle Hay Road in Des Moines. A memorial service will follow at 7pm.
Marty was born July 11, 1963, in Des Moines to Harvey and Donna Boeckholt. He attended Johnston Schools K-12 graduating in 1981. He was a self-employed window and siding applicator all his adult life and recently started work with Iowa Laborers Local 353. Marty loved the outdoors and enjoyed golf, hunting and fishing. He especially looked forward to the annual fall fishing trip to Alexandria, MN. Marty loved all types of music, movies, and writing songs and poetry. He was a very skilled pool player and always enjoyed having a good time making people laugh.
In addition to his parents, Marty is survived by his son Nicholas Boeckholt at home, his loving companion Bonnie Weber, her daughter Amber Goulette, his sisters Angie (Kevin) Stevenson of Winterset, Connie (Tom) Hayes of Van Meter, Tina Eggers of Farmington, MN, Theresa Lynch of Grimes, and many beloved nieces, nephews, aunts, uncle, cousins and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to Merle Hay Funeral Home.Information provided by: Merle Hay Funeral Home 4400 Merle Hay Road Des Moines, IA 50310 www.meaningfulfunerals.net