Martin William Boxer, a Denver resident for more than 68 years and an honored WW II veteran, passed away Oct. 15, 2012, in Denver. Charles Jacobs of Kohelet officiated at the Oct. 17 graveside service at Rose Hill Cemetery. Feldman Mortuary made the arrangements.
Mr. Boxer was born May 4, 1919, in Kansas City, Mo.
He served with the US Army Air Corps from 1941-1945 and received the Air Medal, the Presidential Citation, Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross.
Mr. Boxer married Helen Harris on Oct. 1, 1944. Mrs. Boxer passed away on Feb. 16, 2010.
He was the owner of Boxer’s Steakhouse from 1945-1962 and Antique Trader from 1962-2008.
Mr. Boxer is survived by his brother Phillip (Florine) Boxer of Denver; children Judy (Jack) Wartell of Denver and Gary (Sue) Boxer of St. Louis; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assn., Colorado Chapter, 455 Sherman St., #500, Denver, CO 80203.
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