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Obituary: Harold E. Boelter

Harold E. Boelter "Happy Hal" Harold E. Boelter, our loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away peacefully at his home September 10, 2005. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah August 16, 1930 to William Earnest Boelter and Alma Johanna Frisch who preceded him in death. An Eagle Scout; a graduate of West High School; served an LDS mission to the Great Lakes Mission; employed at Hill Air Force Base for 25 years. After his retirement he enjoyed working for ZCMI, First Security Bank, and Walmart, as a greeter, his favorite. He also loved serving at the Jordan River Temple. Married Alice Colleen Nielsen in the Salt Lake Temple April 16, 1962. They were blessed with five children, Richard (Karen), Mark, Blair (Brenda), Blain (Amy), Mary Ann (Wayne) Twitchell; 15 grandchildren, Brady, Mackenzie, Trevor, Adrienne, Adam, Julie, Lindsey, Mary Ann, Benjamin, Hailey, Collin, Hayden, Blake, Lauren, Alec; and one sister, Ethel (William) Roberg. Hal loved to refer to himself as "Happy Hal" and was often seen with a smile on his face. He loved trains, Ford automobiles, and the Boy Scouts. Each summer he could be found at scout camp serving as the designated dish washer. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 14, 2005, 12 noon at the Jordan 7th Ward chapel, 3700 West 4400 South, West Valley City, Utah. Gatherings for family and friends will be held Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road and immediately before the services beginning 11 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Foundation.