Bernard Clarence Boes Posted on January 27, 2020 0 Spread the Love - Share this Post! CAREY — Bernard Clarence Boes, of Kirby, died peacefully Jan. 24, 2020, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital. After a lifetime of perseverance in his faith and being husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he went to his eternal reward. Bernard’s deep devotion to the Blessed Mother was noted in his faithfulness to praying the rosary. As a lifelong agricultural and dairy farmer, he experienced deeply the dependence upon God for favorable environment for a productive harvest. Sunday afternoons after resting and before afternoon chores he would on many occasions walk the fields, noting their progress and asking God for blessings for the harvest. He also used his giftedness to renovate the interior of the home where he raised his family and make numerous repairs around the farm and on his farming equipment. His appreciation of nature and environment led to care of and respect for creation.Dad loved to see the great-grandchildren play and interact with those who came to the weekly Wednesday night rosary. Bernard Clarence Boes was born Nov. 12, 1931, in Kirby, to Charles Sr. and Leona (Brandt) Boes. He was the third of 12 children. He attended the former St. Mary’s school in Kirby. On Oct. 2, 1954, he married his wife of nearly 65 years, Agnes Ruth Naderer at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fremont. Surviving are his sisters, Sr. Agnes Marie Boes, Mary Dick-Howe, Sr. Jane Boes; and brothers, Charles Jr (Patricia), Eugene (Helen), Daniel (LouAnn); and sisters-in-law, Mary Boes, Janice Boes, Rose Boes and Margie Boes. Also surviving are his children Sr. Mary Ruth Boes, John Boes, Donald Boes, Michael (Patty) Boes, Jerry Boes, Joan Boes, Sharon (Kenny) Bushong, Mary (Derek) Rall; 19 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents, Charles Sr. and Leona; a sister, Rita (Carl) Wagner; brothers, Paul, Richard, Francis and Joseph; his wife of nearly 65 years, Agnes Ruth Naderer Boes; and a daughter, Jane (Tim) Cox. Visitation is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey. A rosary service is at 7:45 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial for Bernard is 11 a.m. Thursday at The Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation, Carey, with the Rev. Tom Merrill, OFM Conv. officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Kirby.Memorial contributions may be made to Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation, Hospice of Wyandot County or Masses, and sent to Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay St., Carey.Online condolences may be sent at StombaughBatton.com. Spread the Love - Share this Post!