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John E. Boote

John E. Boote, of Chelsea, age 83, died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family.  He was born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, the son of Otto and Catherine (Bissoinette) Boote. Survived by Anna his wife of 60 years and their six children:  Linda Schairer, Gail (Jeff) McClelland, Marc (Jean), Marty (Christine), David (Monica), and Dean (Beth) Boote. Grandpa to fourteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren the loves of his life. He leaves behind his four brothers Jim, Terry, Doug, Dennis; and two sisters Barb and Kathy.

A Celebration of Life luncheon will be served on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, during the hours of 12:00 -1:30 p.m. for friends and family, at the Chelsea First United Methodist Church, Chelsea, MI, to be followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Joy Barrett officiating. Contributions may be made to Chelsea First United Methodist Church.

Per Grandpa’s wishes, he will be laid to rest in the spring when the daffodils bloom, during a private ceremony at North Lake Cemetery, beside his grandson Jake. Arrangements by Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, Chelsea.


0 #19 Gary Haller 2019-04-15 00:34
Good Evening

I am sorry I could not attend the service for John Boote

I was not feeling well due to an illness I was being treated for. I knew John Boote I always remember him as a soft spoken man'

My condolences to the family I am sure he will be missed by all

gary Haller
0 #18 Julie Koch Stotler 2019-01-25 20:49
I'm so sorry to hear of your father's passing. May you all have peace and comfort now and into the future.
0 #17 Mike & Katie Tullio 2019-01-25 15:40
We were so sorry to hear about your dad's passing, guys - I know he was a great man and will be sorely missed! Katie and I (and the boys) will keep him and the whole Boote family in our prayers!!
0 #16 Kathy Boote 2019-01-23 03:55
Jack, you were my big brother and also my hero! You selflessly gave me a second chance at life. How blessed I am to have you as my brother. Rest in peace you special man. God bless.
0 #15 Amie and Mark Reneau 2019-01-23 00:52
I'm so sorry for the pain you're experiencing. My you feel comfort in the arms of your Saviour as your heart cries are held by Him.
0 #14 Jean gerstler 2019-01-22 17:37
Love and Prayers. I have good memories.
0 #13 Pat and Mike Winston 2019-01-22 16:48
Just saw the posting. This is the time in life that finding the right words are hard. Jack was a good man and a great dad as evidenced by great kids. All our prayers and wishes for you Ann and all the Boote’s.
God Bless !
Pat and Mike Winston
0 #12 Jeffrey Suhre 2019-01-22 16:11
Comfort & Peace prayers to all during this sad time. Hugs going out to all. Knowing that Darrel & Jack are both watching over their July 12, 1958 Brides & Families in Heaven.
0 #11 William & Sarah Ball 2019-01-22 14:14
Dean , David & Family , We are so very sorry to see that your father has Passed , Heaven has gained a Angel. Please know you are all in our thoughts and continued prayers.
William & Sarah Ball & Family
Billy & Sarah (Wenk)
+1 #10 Kevin Frahm 2019-01-22 13:45
I too will miss him. One of God's Angels sent to walk among us. Encouraging and supportive, kind and generous. Prayers of support for the family and lots of funny 'Jack' stories to warnm their hearts.

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