Charles Martin Boehlke Sr. - March 31, 2012

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 HANNACROIX – Charles Martin Boehlke Sr., 102, passed away Saturday, March 31, 2012. Charles was born in Idaho, lived 10 years in Texas and settled in Hannacroix in 1924. In 1972 he retired after many years of service at the Watervliet Arsenal. Charles enjoyed farming, gardening and repairing anything that needed repair.
Charles was predeceased by his wife Edna E. Sorell Boehlke in 1996. Survivors include his children, Charles M. Boehlke, Jr. of Medway, Blanche R. Konsul of Hannacroix, Marian L. Meyer of W. Coxsackie, George H. Boehlke of Hannacroix, Annette A. Re of East Greenbush and Alice L. Gugliara of Hannacroix; brother, Jerry Boehlke; 20 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great- grandchildren. Charles was predeceased by his brothers, Orville, Chet, Arthur, Paul, George, Frank, Louis, Ernest and Lon Boehlke and his sister Vina Rivers.
Funeral services will be held 9 AM Wednesday, April 4th at St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery, Coeymans. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Tuesday from 4 to 7 PM. Contributions in memory of Charles may be made to St. Patrick’s Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143 or to the Ravena Rescue Squad, PO Box 144, Ravena, NY 12143.