Mrs. Bokelman was born in Greenleaf, Kansas to the late Ernest and Emma Laue Oestreich and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Tulahoma. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Bokelman; son-in-law, Joe Watson; and two great grandchildren, Sylvia and Paul Watson.
Mrs. Bokelman is survived by two daughters, Judy Watson of Tullahoma and Jolene Bokelman of Ocala, FL; one son, Steven Bokelman and his wife Sandra of Junction City, KS; two brothers, Clarence Oestreich and his wife Jo Ellen of Grove, OK and Pete Oestreich and his wife Bonnie of Beatrice, NE; seven grandchildren, Patrick and his wife Diccie, Daniel and his wife Claire, Joseph and his wife Susan, Christine Erickson and her husband Mike, Jessica Molidar and her husband Robert, Ashley Anders and Katelynn Anders; eight great grandchildren, Pascal, Andre, Jean Luc, Guy, Lily, Matthew, Daniel and Kyle; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mrs. Bokelman will be held on Monday, February 18th, 2013 from 12:00-2:00pm at Faith Lutheran Church with funeral services to immediately follow at 2:00pm with Rev. Marty Nutter officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, for those who wish, donations may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 101 Bragg Circle, Tullahoma, TN 37388.
Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.