Tuesday, January 13, 2009


My sister-in-law Heidi found the link to the obituary for my grandfather. I have copied the message found on the site below.

Carl John Boivie

Passed away peacefully on January 10, 2009. He was born in Walla Walla, WA on June 16, 1923. Beloved husband of Katherine Joanne Boivie of Santa Rosa; loving father of Richard Boivie and wife Carol, Sharon Dehouer and husband Luke, Robert Boivie and his wife Diane and Lawrence Boivie and his wife Deborah; step-father of Natalie Allen and her husband Kevin, James Canada and Joseph Canada; grandfather of Douglas, Greg, Garret, Steven, Krista and Scott Boivie, Joseph, Joshua, Jack and Jessica Allen, Aaron Burke, James Canada, Jr., Jason and Brian Boivie and the late David Boivie; great-grandfather of 14 adorable children; dear brother of Betty Hall, Paul Boivie and the late David Boivie; He was a Pilot in the US Air Force during World War II. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Rincon Valley Ward, Santa Rosa; a past president of the Ignacio Rotary Club in Marin. He was a Flooring Contractor and owner of Marin Carpet Service for many years; an avid Water-Skier and a second degree black belt in Jujitsu. Friends are invited to a Funeral Service on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Rincon Valley Ward, 5301 Badger Road, Santa Rosa. Interment, Santa Rosa Memorial Park.

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