(Drew) Frederick Boldt, 21, tragically passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21,
2014, on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. He
was born on June 11, 1992, in Milwaukee. While living in Wauwatosa, he
attended Christ King Grade School. He graduated from Saint 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 polevaulter
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
At Purdue University, Drew was working toward 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 gokarts 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 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 fulltime 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; and Ryan, Natalie and Craig Boldt,
along with the Marquette University High School and Purdue University
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, Jan. 28,
2014, at Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial
will follow at 7 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, West
The family would like to express its 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