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Matt "Spooney" Boehm

May 20, 1985 ~ December 12, 2019 (age 34)


Matt “Spooney” Boehm, 34 of Peru passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at his residence with his loving family by his side.

A memorial service/celebration of life for Matt Boehm will be held at the IVCC Theatre on Monday, December 16 at 7:00pm.  Pastor Raymond Mitchell of Praise Center Assembly of God and Steve Chamberlain of Christ Family Four Square will officiate.  The service will include friends and colleagues Don Grant Zellmer and Dr David Kuester.  Cremation rites have been accorded.  A light meal will be served after the service for sharing and social time.

Matt’s family will available for visiting and sharing time from 5:00pm until the service.

Dysart - Cofoid Funeral Chapel will be assisting the family with the arrangements.

Matt was born on May 20, 1985 in Peru to Thomas and Sherri (Bradley) Boehm.  He received two associate degrees at Illinois Valley Community College and a bachelor’s degree at Illinois State University.

Matt employed at Illinois Valley Community College as technical director for the theater.  He was a member of Stage 212, River Valley Players and in the past worked for Prather Entertainment Group and Theatre by the Sea.

Survivors include his mother, Sherri Boehm of Mark; maternal grandmother, Marjorie Bradley of Peru; one uncle, David Bradley of Elmhurst.  Also surviving are numerous members of the Boehm and Bradley families and many friends in the Theater and On-line gaming groups.

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Boehm, paternal grandparents, maternal grandfather, Dennis “Buck” Bradley and maternal great grandparents, Albert and Beryl Pyszka.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the IVCC Matt Boehm Memorial Scholarship fund or Cops for Cancer.

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December 16, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
IVCC Theatre

Celebration of Life

IVCC Theatre

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