Obituary of "Bucky" Clifford J. Bohman
“Bucky” Clifford J. Bohman
Age 70, of Stratford, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM on Monday, July 30, 2018 at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Marshfield will Rev. Samuel Martin officiating. Committal services will follow in Saint Joseph’s Cemetery in the Town of Eau Pleine in Marathon County. Family and friends are invited to gather on Sunday at Life Tributes Funeral Home in Spencer from 4PM until 7PM and again on Monday at the church in Marshfield from 10AM until time of services. The honor of being his pallbearer belongs to Gary Bohman, Randy Bohman, Pat Bohman, Al Bohman, Glen Dickson, Michael Wirkus, Jeff Holter, and David Nowak.
Bucky was born February 1, 1948 in Stratford, the son of Louis and Helen (Walters) Bohman. After graduating from Stratford High School, he hauled milk for Stratford area farmers and handled day to day farming chores helping his brother operate the family farm. Bucky was united in marriage to Rosemary Wirkus on December 3, 1977 at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Stratford. At the time of his passing, Bucky had been employed with Cherokee Garage in Colby for over 48 years working as a mechanic, in sales and in “all around everything”.
He was a member of Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church in Stratford, an usher for Mass at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Marshfield and was a board member for the Town of Frankfort in Marathon County.
His hobbies included watching trains in his spare time and doing everything with tractors including driving them, working on them, pulling with them, combining with them or working with his skid steer. Bucky loved visiting the area parks and spending time with his wife, children and grandkids. He was always willing to help area farmers with whatever and whenever. He will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his wife Rosemary of Stratford; his two children Dodie (Jeremy) Vesely of Colby and Billy (Hazel) Bohman of Eau Claire; his grandchildren: Addison and Kason; his siblings: Allan (Alice) Bohman of Edgar, Gerald (Myrna) Bohman of Mosinee and Mary Ann Wirkus of Stratford; his in-laws including: Dorothy Bohman of Stratford, Carol (James) Streveler of Brule, Gloria Wirkus of Edgar, Donald (Anna) Wirkus of Chili, John (Barbara) Wirkus of Wausau, Patricia (James) Nowak of Stratford, Marjean (James) Bomski of Green Bay, Joseph Wirkus of Stratford, Frank (Sandra) Wirkus of Wausau, Charles Wirkus of Las Vegas, Jane (Glen) Dickson of Pittsville, Betty (Dave) Krall of Marshfield, Michael (Jackie) Wirkus of Marshfield, Patrick (Nancy) Wirkus of Janesville along with other nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends including family friends Kenny and Connie Ven Rooy
Bucky was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Donovan Bohman, a brother Michael and sister LuAnn both in infancy and his in-laws Joseph (Dorothy) Wirkus, Robert Wirkus, Sharon (Lyle) Hackel, James Wirkus, and Joan Kuyoth.
If desired, memorials in Bucky’s name are being accepted by his family for a charity to be determined later.
His arrangements are under the care of Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer. Visit www.lifetributesfuneralhome.com to share thoughts and condolences.
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