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Jerry D. Boggs

December 4, 1964 — July 12, 2021

Jerry was born December 4, 1964, the son of Wilbur and JoAnn (Collins) Boggs.  He grew up in Kingsley graduating from Kingsley-Pierson High School in 1984.  Over the years Jerry worked for many area farmers, he also was employed with Knoepfler Chev, Larry Steffen Tractor Repair and was currently employed with the Woodbury County Secondary Roads Department for the past 14 years.

     In 1988 Jerry met and married the love of his life, Shelley, to this union three loving children were born, Nicholas, Nathan and Alyssa.  Jerry enjoyed many things in his free time.  Riding motorcycles which included many trips to the Black Hills with Shelley and guy trips to Sturgis.  Jerry always looked forward to spending time with his children and four grandchildren.  He was honored to be “PaPa” to  many of Shelley’s daycare kids over the years. He also enjoyed working in his shop repairing anything and everything.  He also was enthusiastic about watching his son, Nate, racing in motocross.  Jerry took great pride in his community of Anthon and served on the Anthon City Council, Anthon Community Club president, Anthon Community Center board and various church boards.  He took great pride in being able to help plan the Anthon 125th celebration and lining up the Annual Anthon Kids Day Parade every summer. 

    Survivors include his best friend/wife, Shelley of 33 years, children, Nick and his daughter, Bristol, Nate and his wife, Rachel, and their 3 children, Braxton, Teagan and Bentley, and Alyssa and her husband, Seth Goslar. He is also survived by his sister, Terri Wellenstien and family, brothers, Gary and Kitty Boggs and family and Barry and Judy Boggs and family, and his father-in-law, Dale Hunwardsen, brothers-in-law, Dave (Pam) Hunwardsen, Kevin Hunwardsen, and Mike Hunwardsen. 

     Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and JoAnn Boggs, and mother-in-law, Rosalie Hunwardsen. 

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, July 18, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Anthon United Methodist Church

401 E Bridge St, Anthon, IA 51004

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 19, 2021

10:30 - 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Anthon United Methodist Church

401 E Bridge St, Anthon, IA 51004

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Burial

Monday, July 19, 2021

11:45am - 12:15 pm (Eastern time)

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