Arthur ‘Bert’ Boler

Arthur ‘Bert’ Boler

WACONIA — Arthur “Bert” Boler, 91, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in the chapel of the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Waconia, Minn., with a visitation and time of fellowship to follow the service.

He was born Feb. 10, 1926, on a farm near Truman Minn., to Merrill and Clara (Jones) Boler. After high school, he served in the U.S. Army during WWII in Germany.

He married Bernice Kolnes on Dec. 15, 1946, and together they farmed near Winnebago, Minn., until her death in 1981.

He married Barbara Gilmore Nelson in 1982.

Bert is survived by three sons, Cliff (Susan) Boler of Eden Prairie, Minn., Glen (Connie) Boler of Luverne Minn., Wayne (Cindy) Boler of Sioux Falls, S.D.; his sister, Evelyn Daniels; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two step grandchildren.