Terry D. Bochman, age 75, of Yankton, South Dakota, died Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton.
A memorial service will be at 7:00 PM, on Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home in Yankton with Reverend Jon Cooke officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Monday prior to the service. Inurnment will be at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Yankton.
Honorary pallbearers are Terry's six grandchildren: Nick Bochman, Jarrett Brenner, Travis Brenner, Justin Bochman, Derek Brenner and Kylie Bochman.
Terry was born April 15, 1939 in Tyndall, South Dakota to Thornton and Lucille (Thompson) Bochman. He grew up on a farm southwest of Tyndall and graduated from Avon High School in 1957. He then attended college at LeTourneau Tech in Longview, Texas. Terry joined the Army National Guard 149th of Texas and was activated during the Berlin Crisis. On August 25, 1959, Terry married Barbara Jurrens at Avon, South Dakota. After their marriage, they lived at Fort Polk, Louisiana where Terry was stationed for one year. Then they moved to Sioux City, Iowa before settling in Yankton in 1964. Terry first worked in Yankton as a salesman for O'Leary Chevrolet, then at Scoblic Stationers. He started his own business, Consolidated Business Products in 1972. He was a charter member of the Yankton Morning Optimist, former president of the Yankton JCs and Yankton Chamber Board Member. Terry was also involved in National Office Machine Dealer Association and various other organizations at the state and community level. He was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan and season ticket holder for over 20 years. Terry enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and treasured the time spent with his family.
Terry is survived by his wife, Barbara Bochman of Yankton; two children: Jeff (Jane) Bochman of Yankton and Laurie (Warren) Brenner of Yankton; six grandchildren: Nick, Justin and Kylie Bochman, and Jarrett & Cassy and their daughter Amber, Travis and Derek Brenner; two brothers, Harlen (Carol) Bochman of Fargo, ND and Merlon (Kathy) Bochman of Hill City, SD; and one sister, Sharlyn (Veryl) Haynes of Bridgewater, SD.
Terry was preceded in death by his parents, Thornton and Lucille Bochman, and an infant sister, Sheila Bochman.
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Terry was one of the warmest and most honorable people I have ever had the pleasure to know. He was quick whited and kind, making the world a better place in his own way. Along with many others I will miss Terry greatly.
Terry was one of the kindest men I've had the pleasure of knowing. He was part of our family for the last 20 years & helped us in more ways than I could ever mention. Words cannot express how very much he will be missed, our hearts are broken right now. RIP Terry, we love you! Scot, Shelly, Jessica, Zach, Heather & Sander
Scot & Shelly Sangster
Barb and family.
I was shocked and saddened to hear of Terry's passing. Much to early.
Kelvin (Kelly) Best, Theron's cousin
Nothing but good memories of all the times spent with him. Big smile and warm welcome. Go Chiefs
glenn & stacy woodhouse
Many great memories of Terry. A big smile and warm welcome always.
We all will miss him.
I am saddened to hear of Terry's passing. I knew Terry as a phone vendor for the medical clinic that I manage and Terry quickly became a friend who I always enjoyed meeting with. When Terry and I had a meeting or a phone call I always allowed additional time as we shared stories and chatted quite awhile. Terry was a very admirable man and I will very much miss working with him. He founded a company that is very focused on customer service - I hope that tradition continues.
Barb, Jeff, Jane, Laurie and Warren, and of course grandkids.
We are so sorry for your loss. Terry will be missed. We had great times with you guys. Go Chiefs. Take care of yourself, Barb.
Merlin & Marilyn Lillie
You can judge a person by how much they made you smile. Terry always put a smile on my face.
To Jeff and family.
Sorry to hear of your loss. Just wanting to let you know we are thinking of you.
Hardy and Eileen Steffen
Terry was that person that would tell you how he felt - and make a person feel 10 feet tall. RIP Terry - you will be missed.
Take Care Bockman's
So sorry to hear of Terry's passing. We go back a long way, even before JC days. Will miss the big grin and warm hello.
Jeb & Judy Christemsen
Very sorry to learn of your loss. May the God of all comfort be a great comfort to you all. It was a privilege to work with Terry these many years. I enjoyed the times we had together professionally and especially just to have lunch together with Terry sharing our life experiences. In sorrow, Scott Andersen
Scott D. Andersen
Ranny and I were surprised to learn of Terry's passing. I will always remember him as one of the best bosses I have ever worked for or with. It was a joy to come to CBP on a daily basis to be part of the family atmosphere that pervaded the office. Terry's business acumen will be sorely missed as will be his stories and humor. I will miss him. Please pass our sympathies to the rest of the family...
To Jeff and family:
I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of Terry. My deepest sympathies to you and your family.
I was so sorry to learn of Terry's passing, way too young. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless.
Marella Miedema (cousin)
Bochman and Brenner families,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Terry. My thoughts and prayers are
with you all. Deepest sympathies to all of you.
Sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God Bless you all.
Scott and Jan Schrempp
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