Greg Boskamp

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Greg Bernard Boskamp Sr., 68, of Belleville, IL, born December 22, 1950, in Belleville, IL, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at his residence.

Greg served in the Army from 1970 to 1972. He was a retired postal worker and a member of the American Postal Workers Union. He attended Our Lady of the Snows mass on Sundays. In his spare time, he enjoyed autocross racing, fishing, hunting, shooting, and watching films. He loved spending time with his friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bernard Boskamp; his mother, Grace, nee Lordo, Boskamp; and one sister-in-law, Christine Boskamp.

Surviving are his two sons, Greg (Caitlin) Boskamp Jr. of St. Louis, MO, and John Boskamp of St. Louis, MO;
one sister, Kathy (Michael) Wenzel of Belleville, IL;
one brother, Mark Boskamp of Belleville IL;
his aunt Jenny Passell;
and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorials may be made to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 9 to 11 am. Monday, June 10, 2019, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2019, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Fr. Matt Elie officiating.

Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.


4 Comments on Greg Boskamp

Tom said : Guest Report Jun 08, 2019 at 3:37 PM

Mark, Greg and John, so sorry for your loss and you are in our prayers. I have to say good bye to a life long friend. A man whose heart knew no bounds. RIP my friend.

  • Shiloh
  • IL
Don Compton said : Guest Report Jun 07, 2019 at 12:18 AM

A sad farewell to a lifelong friend.

  • Alamogordo
  • New Mexico
Mike said : Guest Report Jun 06, 2019 at 4:45 PM

Thoughts and prayers to the family. Rest in Peace Greg.Even though we went our separate ways I will never forget you, and the summer of '69 with You Craig Ralph and I. Mike

  • IL
Gene Wiggins NARFE Chap. 1019 said : Guest Report Jun 06, 2019 at 3:56 PM

Sorry For Your Loss. Please accept this electronic message in lieu of a Sympathy Card. Local National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) volunteers provide help in reporting the death of any federal civilian retiree or a retiree’s spouse to proper authorities. They will explain the process as needed and if requested, can report the death to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM 888-767-6738) for you. They can also assist in filling out claim forms for survivor benefits and life insurance You may call either of our Service Officers, Jim Haley at 618 795-5174 or Dean Hemmer at 618 233-3819. If unable to reach either, you may call Gene Wiggins at 618 566-7980.

  • Mascoutah
  • IL

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