Walter “Walt” Boscamp, 83, Stevens Point, a local artist and teacher at Mid-State Technical College (MSTC), died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in his home while under Ministry Home Hospice Care after an eight-year battle with cancer.
Visitation will be at the Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19.
Donations may be made to the Saint Michael’s Foundation Project Embrace Fund, which adds comfort for patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatments.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Boscamp was born Nov. 21, 1930, in Waukegan, Ill.
He was a private in the U.S. Army.
He was married to Eleanore Nelson in 1953. She died in Nov. 3, 2011.
Art was the focal point of his life, whether working at Weber Tackle, Fey Publishing Inc., or his own business, Walt Boscamp Design Inc. His artwork spanned from commercial art, commercial murals, oil paintings, casein and watercolor paintings, or dot-to-dot fine artworks. For many years, he taught art techniques at the MSTC.
During his last eight years, he spent a great deal of time in the St. Michael’s, Marshfield Clinic Oncology Department.
Survivors include one daughter, Cindy (Dr. William) Seavecki, Plover; one son, Bert; and two grandsons, Dean (Emily) Seavecki, and Brent Seavecki.