Bob Boese 

CPL - E4 - Army - National Guard
11C10 - Infantryman
101st Airborne Division

 

Tour began on March 5, 1969
Married
22 Years Old
Marion, Kansas
December 29, 1946 to May 23, 1969

 

Bob Boese 

 

Curt Knapp honors Robert...

Didn't know you, Robert, but it don't mean nuthin'.  I would have flown through
Hell to get you out.  God rest your soul, young man.

 

These messages were left in the Faces On The Wall
notebook that travels with the tribute...

You are always in my heart.  Miss You.
Love Sis
Vickie Boese Hapik

Your son turned out great!

 

This poem was sent to Ann Boese, Bob's mother, shortly after Bob
was taken from them...

They say time heals all sorrow
and helps us to forget.
But time has only proven, how
much we miss you yet.
It broke our hearts to lose you; but
you didn't go alone.
Part of us went with you the day
God called you home.
A million times we've longed for you,
a million times we've cried.
If love could have saved you, you
never would have died.

With Love,
Mom, Bro, & Sis

 

This plaque is in the Kansas Army National Guard Armory in Newton.

Boese Plaque 

 

If you would like to post your remembrance
about Robert, please
click here.

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