Frank S. Boushley, 76, town of Hull, died Monday, July 2, 2012, at his home after a long battle with ill health, while under the care of Aspirus Hospice.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at St. Peter Catholic Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. Arul Joseph V. officiating. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery in Stevens Point.
Visitation will be at Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point Monday and at the church Tuesday.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Boushley was born Nov. 13, 1935, in Stevens Point, a son of the late Frank and Mary (Raschka) Boushley. He graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School in 1955 and attended the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point for two years.
He was married to Mary Zdroik on Feb. 9, 1957, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Stevens Point.
He worked at Lulllabye Manufacturing Co. before entering the U.S. Army on Feb. 10, 1959, at Fort Sheridan in Illinois. He served as a private first class and earned the marksman badge and served during the Berlin Crisis at Fort Lewis, Wash. He was honorably discharged as a specialist 4 from Camp McCoy on Aug. 3, 1962.
After service, the couple moved to Gretna, La., where he worked for an oil company and the U.S. Postal Service. After 12 years the couple returned to Stevens Point.
He was a member of American Legion Post 6 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 568.
Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Nancy, Stevens Point; two sisters, Gertrude Melia, Snellville, Ga., and Dorothy DeMoss, New Berlin; and one brother, Ray, Mesa, Ariz..
He was also preceded in death by one brother, William.