Rev. Hartlen Leonard Boche


Relationship to conference: Retired elder and father of Rev. Laurie Boche

Date of death: Oct. 20, 2021 at age 92

Arrangements: A memorial service will be held on Oct. 27 at 10:30 a.m. at Bradshaw Funeral Home (4600 Greenhaven Dr., White Bear Lake), with a visitation with the family beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Appointment information: Rev. Boche was ordained as a deacon in 1952 and as an elder in 1954. He served Minnesota churches in Little Prairie, Jordan, Lydia, and St. Paul (Wesley UMC). He also served at the Alcoholic Referral Center, on the Board of Social Concerns of the United Methodist Church in Washington, D.C, and in several positions in the field of chemical dependency treatment in Minnesota. He retired in 1994.

Rev. Boche is survived by his wife, Donna Moser; daughters, Rev. Laurie Boche, Robyn (Tom Tjernlund), Janet (Ray Krause), and Susan (Michael Smallpage); seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly.

Memorials are preferred to the Centennial Foundation of Centennial UMC in Roseville (to give, email or Doctors Without Borders.

Cards of condolence can be sent to Susan Boche, 2577 Spirit Drive E., North St. Paul, MN 55109

An obituary will be published in the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press on Sunday, Oct. 24. and on the Bradshaw Funeral Home website.

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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