John E. Boote

Chelsea, Michigan

At age 83, died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family.  He was born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, the son of Otto and Catherine (Bissoinette) Boote. 

He is survived by Anna his wife of 60 years and their six children:  Linda Schairer, Gail (Jeff) McClelland, Marc (Jean), Marty (Christine), David (Monica), and Dean (Beth) Boote.  Grandpa to fourteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren the loves of his life. He leaves behind his four brothers Jim, Terry, Doug, Dennis; and two sisters Barb and Kathy.

A Celebration of Life luncheon will be served on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, during the hours of 12:00 -1:30 p.m. for friends and family, at the Chelsea First United Methodist Church, Chelsea, MI, to be followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Joy Barrett officiating. Contributions may be made to Chelsea First United Methodist Church.

Per Grandpa’s wishes, he will be laid to rest in the spring when the daffodils bloom, during a private ceremony at North Lake Cemetery, beside his grandson Jake.

Arrangements by Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, Chelsea

Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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