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Estella Boxberger

1/30/2014

Estella Boxberger, 86, Russell, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at her home.

She was born Feb. 13, 1927, south of Russell to Ferdinand and Mollie (Mai) Deines. She was a 1944 graduate of Russell High School.

She married Wilmer Boxberger on Oct. 26, 1947. She was a pharmacy assistant at Gregwire Drug Store for many years.

Survivors include her husband, Russell; a son, John Boxberger; a daughter, Cynthia Appel; two sisters, Edna Mai, Russell, and Rosetta King, Tulsa, Okla.; a grandson; and two great-grandsons.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Lutheran Church, Russell; burial in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Russell.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, with family present to greet guests from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to Deines Cultural Center or Dream Theatre in care of the mortuary.