ROCK INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
Douglas Boquist, of Grasston, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018 at his home. He was 84 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Stanchfield Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Walker officiating.
VISITATION will be on Friday, September 14 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home and 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday.
INTERMENT will be in the Stanchfield Baptist Cemetery.
Memorials are preferred to the Stanchfield Baptist Church.
Douglas George Boquist, of Grasston, Minnesota, passed away in his home on September 10, 2018. He was 84 years old.
Douglas was born on October 6, 1933 at St. Andrews Hospital in Minneapolis, MN to parents George and Gladys Boquist. He graduated from Braham High School and then studied two years to become a machinist.
Douglas worked a wide variety of jobs in his early years. He worked for the Ford plant, sold encyclopedias, built houses, drove truck, hauled snowmobiles, and worked at the Twin Cities Arsenal. Finally he found his niche when he got his Real Estate License and started brokering and managing real estate and other investments.
Douglas met and married Elizabeth Lena Gray and she shared his journey for 65 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Joyce Rosberg.
Douglas is survived by his wife Elizabeth; sons, Jeffery and wife Patti, and Calvin; daughter Cheryl Schwartz; grandchildren, Mindy (Casey) McCullin, Christopher Boquist, Nikki (Josh) Dissing, Brandon (Ellen) Boquist, and Walter Schwartz IV; great grandchildren Meghan, Killian, Keely, Brenna McCullin, and Emersen Dissing; sister Darlene (Dale) Adler; plus many other loved relatives and friends.