Julius Rudolf ìBudî Boege, 81, of Hendersonville went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1930, and emigrated to the United States with his late parents, Julius Eduard and Martha Arens Boege at the age of seven months. He served in the US Air Force from 1950 to 1954 before graduating from Kansas State University in 1958. He worked as an oceanographer for the US Navy for twenty-seven years before retiring to Hendersonville in 1988. He was a member of the Acts Church in Arden, and was a believer in Jesus Christ and faithful to God and family.
Survivors include his loving wife of forty-nine years, Karin Boege; a son, Christopher Boege and his wife Ricarda of Maryland; four daughters, Tina Cooper and her husband Jeff, Julie Eaton and her husband Todd, Amanda Richman and her husband Barry, Patricia Boege; he was a loving grandfather of seven grandchildren, Hedda and Ella Boege, Parker and Christian Cooper, Chloe and Hannah Eaton, Robyn Scroggs; and two great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be at 7:00 pm Saturday, May 5th at the Acts Church, Arden. The family will receive friends from 5 to 6:30 pm prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to The Acts Church Foreign Missions, 3867 Sweeten Creek Road, Arden, NC 28704.