Born: June 11, 1992
Died: January 21, 2014
Andrew (Drew) Frederick Boldt, 21, tragically passed away on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
He was born on June 11, 1992, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While living in Wauwatosa, he attended Christ King Grade School. He graduated from St. Frances Cabrini Grade School in 2006 and then graduated from Marquette University High School in 2010.
While in high school he earned his Eagle Scout Rank in 2009 with Saint Frances Cabrini Troop 796. He played football, competed as a pole-vaulter for the track team and earned regional awards on the Hilltoppers FIRST Robotics Team 1732. In addition, Drew was a member of the Latin Club and enjoyed competing at State and National Junior Classical League conventions.
At Purdue University Drew was working towards a degree in Electrical Engineering and lived all four years in Cary Quad Southwest. He was past president of Cary Racing and worked with a team of students to build and race electric go-karts for the annual Purdue Grand Prix. He also served on the Cary Dorm Board. He was employed by the College of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) as a Teaching Assistant and served as an Officer for the ECE Student Society. Drew also worked as an intern the past two summers for the John Deere Corporation. He was due to graduate in May 2014 and was hoping to accept a full time job with John Deere.
Drew is survived by his parents, James and Mary Mueller Boldt, and his brothers, Erich, of Minneapolis, and Nathan of West Bend.
He is further survived by his grandmothers, Pearl Mueller, West Bend, and Joyce Boldt, Manitowoc; aunts and uncles including Ann Marie (John) Craig, Katrin Mueller, Janet (Steve) Gustman, Rita (Michael) Nowotny, Bruce (Jill) Mueller, Carol (John) Hanrahan, Kathleen (Paul) Noetzel, Jerry (Laura) Boldt, and Jay Boldt.
Drew also leaves behind cousins Erin (Sam) Bergstrom; Emily and Madeleine Craig; Lillian Mueller; Stephen, Timothy and Matthew Gustman; Jason, Benjamin and Sarah Nowotny; Alexis Mueller; Mariah and Ethan Hanrahan; Clara, Elena, Gabriel and Jacob Noetzel; Ryan, Natalie and Craig Boldt, along with the Marquette University High School and Purdue University communities.
He was preceded in death by grandfathers, F. William Mueller and Donald Boldt, uncle Frederick Mueller, and cousin Henri Noetzel.
The family will receive visitors from 3-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 7:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in his memory to Saint Frances Cabrini Parish, Marquette University High School, or the Andrew F. Boldt Memorial Scholarship Fund; c/o Saint Frances Cabrini Parish, 1025 S 7th Ave, West Bend, WI 53095.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation and gratitude for the outpouring of love, condolences and support offered by all the people who knew and were touched by Drew.
The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.