In Memory

Wilfred 'Bill' Boettiger Jr - Class Of 1938

Wilfred 'Bill' Boettiger Jr

Wilfred Otis Boettiger, 87, of San Diego died October 11, 2007.  He was born in Clark County, Illinois and was a retired colonel in the Army.

Survivors include his wife, Luciana Boettiger; daughter Claudia Hanson; son Brian Boettiger; stepdaughter Michelle Martin; and two grandchildren.

San Diego Union-Tribune, November 5, 2007


Bill was the author of a book An Antiaircraft Artilleryman from 1939 to 1970.  This is a history of US Army Antiaircraft from 1939 to 1970 as experienced by the author rising from private to colonel.