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Obituary, The Rev. David Matthew Boxrud, 91


The Rev. David Matthew Boxrud

The Rev. David Matthew Boxrud died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 in Sun City, Ariz.

Rev. Boxrud was born Nov. 14, 1922 in Minneapolis, Minn.

He married Doreen Boxrud of Sugar Camp in 1982 in Sacramento, Calif. Both had children from previous marriages.

They lived at the Episcopal Emmaus Center on Kupreanof Island and ministered at the Episcopal Church in Petersburg, Alaska for approximately eight years.

He preached at various places throughout the Northwoods including First Congregational United Church of Christ in Rhinelander and the Chapel in the Pines in Three Lakes.

Rev. Boxrud was preceded in death by his first wife, Mildred (nee Serstock).

Survivors include his wife, Doreen; three daughters, Gail, Grace Disrude and Gloria Deones; three sons, Joel, James, and John; six stepchildren; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


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