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Matilda Nellie “Tillie” (Wawsczyk) Boeskool

November 14, 1924 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 96)


     Matilda Nellie “Tillie” Boeskool, of Ithaca, Michigan, born November 14, 1924 to Roman and Agatha Wawsczyk, passed away on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at the age of 96.

     She married Kenneth Boeskool in 1949.  He passed away in 1997.  Tillie was a homemaker who enjoyed all aspects of raising her family.  She enjoyed cooking, crocheting beautiful dollies, bingo, gardening, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

     She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Bill) Cartwright, daughter, Marcia (Mel) Zimmerman, son Larry Boeskool, and son David (Ann) Boeskool; her grandchildren: Marty Cartwright, Nick and Kelli Zimmerman, Brian, Alexis, and Samantha Boeskool.  She is also survived by her brothers: Raymond (Vivian) Wawsczyk and Bernard (Ann) Wawsczyk.  Tillie was preceded in death by her parents, siblings: Casmer, John, Stanley Wawsczyk, Adela (Drust), Leona (Gustafson), and one grandson Jeremy Cartwright.

       A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, Michigan.  There will be a luncheon to follow.  The family will greet friends and family before the service.

     In lieu of flowers, please, consider a donation to the Ashley Lions Club or a charity of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be made at  The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, Michigan.

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A Celebration of Life
November 23, 2021

1:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Ithaca
1333 East Center Street
Ithaca, MI 48847

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