Robert Eugene Boxberger, 86, Russell, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at the Wheatland Nursing Center, Russell.

He was born Nov. 7, 1930, in Hays to Frederick W. and Anna Katherine (Ebel) Boxberger. He was a 1948 graduate of Russell High School.

He married Patricia Louise Perry on Feb. 17, 1951, in Salina. She preceded him in death Oct. 31, 2012. He worked on the family farm, farming and ranching. He was a U.S. Army National Guard veteran.

Survivors include two sons, Steve Boxberger and Perry Boxberger, both of Russell; two grandsons; and a great-grandchild.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell; inurnment of the cremains in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Russell.

Family will greet guests from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Military honors will be performed by the Russell V.F.W. Post No. 6240.

Memorials are suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children or K.E.T.C.H. in care of the mortuary.