Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Edward A. Boersma, "Eddie"

Passed away on June 12, 2020

Edward A. Boersma, “Eddie”, age 51.  Late of Cedar Lake, Indiana. Passed away June 12, 2020.  Loving father of Evan, Briley, and Ethan Boersma.  Devoted son of Edward and Margaret (nee Meyer) Boersma.  Cherished nephew of Margaret Plocharski, Marilyn (Brian) Starzak, John Meyer, late Thomas (Priscilla) Meyer and James (Josephine) Boersma.  Dearest brother of Sherry (John) Hall, Barbra (Shannon) Stooksbury, and Patricia (David) Bishop.  Also survived by many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and friends.  Eddie was a proud 34-year member of the Heat and Frost Insulators Union Local #17.  He loved to cook and spend time with his family boating in Wisconsin.  Visitation Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2-9 pm at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11300 W. 97th LN. (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th LN.) St. John. If you are attending the visitation, the family is requiring that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while in the building. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Mission One foundation in Eddie’s name would be appreciated. www.m1vets.org  For more information 219-365-3474.

Memorial Contributions:

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Mission One foundation preferred.  www.m1vets.org 

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm

"Jim and I are so very sorry for your families loss. We love you."
- Jim and Kelsie Andrews
June 15, 2020 1:40 pm

"Cousin/Brother/Friend. You will always be loved and never forgotten. This isn't goodbye bub, this is see you later. Have a cold one waiting Cuz ❤"
- Johnny Boersma
June 15, 2020 1:41 pm

"I am so sorry for your loss."
- Terri K. Griffin
June 15, 2020 4:28 pm

"Sincere condolences for your loss. Sending Love ❤️ The Burse Family Doreen, Deven & Spencer"
- Burse Family
June 15, 2020 8:32 pm

"Goodbye my friend "
- Delesiio family
June 16, 2020 11:58 am

"We are heartbroken to hear of Ed’s passing and our love, thoughts and prayers are with the extended Boersma Family. Marleen and Jim Quandt "
- Jim and Marleen Quandt
June 16, 2020 12:45 pm

"Gina and I would like to send our Deepest Condolences to the family. I love you Eddie B. We will see each other again."
- Jim & Gina Boersma
June 16, 2020 6:24 pm

" Prayers to your family. Sorry for your loss"
- ChristineDombrowski
June 17, 2020 9:24 am

"Our deepest condolences; so sorry for your loss. Sending hugs, Izabela and Jason Annes."
- Izabela Annes
June 17, 2020 9:51 am

"We are Extremely grateful for the ones who have donated to Mission One in Lieu of flowers. Eddie will be so missed and NEVER forgotten."
- Mission One
June 17, 2020 10:54 am

"Dear Barb and family, I am so so sorry for the loss of Eddie. Hugs and prayers. RIP Eddie!"
- Brenda Koss
June 18, 2020 12:33 pm

"Sorry brother way too young. My thoughts and prayers are for you and Family. Rest in peace my friend until we meet again. Will miss you. "
- Michael McGuckin
June 18, 2020 4:22 pm

Candles Lit
"We are sending you all a little piece of our hearts as yours are broken. We are praying for mercy and peace for you and Eddie. This will be a constant presence of an absence. Hold tight to every precious memory. Love Greta and Shaw Friedman "
- Greta Stirling Friedman
June 15, 2020 7:18 pm

"So sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers."
- Michelle westphal
June 16, 2020 6:08 pm

"Dearest Boersma Family, My deepest condolences to you and your family. Eddie was a great man, and a great friend who will be missed by all. May the peace of God comfort you all during this difficult time. May Eddie's memory live in our hearts forever! Remember: this is our temporary place, Heaven is our home! Fly high, Eddie, until we meet again. Love you! 💔"
- Missy Wilson (Starzak)
June 17, 2020 11:15 am

"I am sending you love and comfort during this difficult time May God comfort you and your family My sincere condolences "
- Anne Quandt
June 17, 2020 12:53 pm