Tuesday, May 17, 2011
I found out today, that my Third Grade teacher, Mrs. Boezeman
passed away earlier this Spring. I remember her as being a really
good teacher and above all, a very nice lady. I remember her most
for reading Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House" books to us. We have
copies of the books in our home today and every time I look at them,
I think of Mrs. Boezeman. She will be missed.
Tresa Mae Boezeman, age 94, of DeMotte, passed away on Saturday,
March 12, 2011 at Oak Grove Christian Retirement Village, DeMotte.
She was born on October 26, 1916 in DeMotte to the late Andrew and
Kathryn (Ploegsma) DeHaan. On August 29, 1941 in DeMotte, Tresa
married John Henry Boezeman, who passed away August of 2005.
She graduated from DeMotte High School in 1934 and received her
bachelors degree in education from Indiana State University. Tresa
was a school teacher for the DeMotte and Hebron public schools for
30 years, as well as, Virgie school for two years. Tresa was a member
of First Reformed Church, DeMotte, IN, where she participated in the
willing workers of First Reformed Church and was a Sunday school
teacher and family night teacher. She was also a member of Epsilon
Delta Sorority and the Terre Haute, IN Retired Teachers Association.
Tresa is survived by her daughter, Kathy Payton of DeMotte; a son,
Larry Jon (Terri) Boezeman of DeMotte; three grandchildren: Brett
(Brittany) Boezeman of Columbus, IN, and Ryan and Angela Boezeman
both of DeMotte; two great grandchildren: Rylie and Trenton Boezeman
both of Columbus, IN. Preceded in death by her husband; her parents;
and two sisters. Friends may call on Friday, March 18, 2011 from 2:00
to 8:00 PM at Jackson Funeral Service, DeMotte, IN. Funeral services will
be held on Saturday March 19, 2011 at 10:30 AM at First Reformed
Church, DeMotte, IN with Pastor Roger Huitink officiating. Interment to
be held at Holland Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the First
Reformed Church. Also see: www.jacksonfuneral.com