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Brooklyn Michelle Boegel

January 24, 2020

Brooklyn Michelle Boegel, age 6, lit up all of heaven upon her arrival on Friday, January 24, 2020.

Brooklyn was born August 17, 2013 in Newton, Kansas to Erin Mosiman and Brian Boegel.   She had a fiery spirit that was so much larger than her pint-sized body.

Brooklyn gravitated to all of God’s creatures and loved with her whole heart.   Always wanting to help, Brooklyn made everything she was a part of more fun, and made life better for everyone she encountered.  She took pride in her farming ability and loved spending time in the swather, combine, baler and planter with her daddy, Papa James and Uncle Justin.  She loved to ride in the sprayer with her daddy any chance she got.  Being a nurturer by nature, she loved all of God’s creatures and had her own menagerie of show cattle, cats, dogs, horses, bunnies and donkeys.

Brooklyn was excited when she began school and loved being a kindergartner and being a part of the community of Walton Rural Life Center.  She particularly loved making new friends, lunch and PE class.

She was a very social child and brought joy to everyone she met.   She loved checking her cows, riding her horses, riding her bicycle and scooter from the house to the shop, driving the four-wheeler, going to get her nails done, and playing Uno Attack.   She would produce and edit her own “Brooklyn Live” videos, when she wasn’t doing “business” with her grandma.  She loved unicorns and dreamt one day of having her very own unicorn bedroom at Uncle Justin and Maddi’s.  She loved Blue Box mac and cheese with hamburger, bologna with no bread, snacks and someone to share them with her.

Fiercely independent and wise beyond her years, she had skills of persuasion that would rival most adults.  Brooklyn never met a stranger.  Brooklyn accomplished more things in her short life than most people ever attain in the way she loved and interacted.  She was an example of what we should all strive to be. The way she connected with people of all ages was a true gift. Brooklyn was all things good and pure in this world.  She taught us what love is.  We will miss her kind heart, her bossy nature, the joy she brought every day, hearing her sweet voice, and her cowgirl sass.

Brooklyn will be forever loved by her parents, Brian and Erin, of rural Newton, KS; her grandparents , James and Michelle Mosiman, Newton, KS , Warren Boegel of Lakin, KS; Lori Pianalto of Atwood, KS;  great grandparents  Arlene Corfman of Newton, KS; Bill Budde of Newton, KS; and Janice Boegel of Lakin, KS;  Uncle Justin Mosiman (Maddi Butler) of Newton, KS; Uncle Alex Boegel (Paige) of Leoti, KS; Uncle Beau Boegel of Atwood, KS;  Great Uncles and Great Aunts: Mindy Budde, Carrie and Chris White, Pam and Curtis Schmidt and Darrell Mosiman, all of Newton, KS; Teressa Deines of Eaton, CO; Cheryl and Todd Schafer of Wray, CO; and Doug Boegel of Loveland, CO; Great-Great Uncle Dale Egy, Newton, KS and all of her many cousins and friends that loved her dearly.

Brooklyn was preceded in death by her great grandparents Linda K. Budde, Dean Corfman, Jack Boegel, and Aaron Mosiman, and Uncle Toady Pankratz.

Funeral services celebrating Brooklyn’s life will be Wednesday, January 29 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Heights United Methodist Church, 1200 North Boyd in Newton with the Reverend Donna Voteau and Pastor Galen Dreier presiding.  Visitation will be 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 28 at Trinity Heights Church with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00.   Private family burial will take place in the Walton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Brooklyn Boegel Memorial Fund at Halstead State Bank where her legacy will be used to fulfill other children’s dreams and bring them joy.  Contributions may be sent in care of Petersen’s Funeral Home, 215 N. Main, Newton, KS 67114.


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61 thoughts on “Brooklyn Michelle Boegel

  1. Our hearts breaking for you? ? We will be having you in our prayers for the rest of our lives.

  2. Brooklyn’s bright small and bubbly friendshiip to everyone will be missed at county fair and all county cattle events. She lived life to the fullest for her short live time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Her fieriness showing her calves at the fair will always be remembered. And will miss the fact she did not make it to 4-H to excel showing them.

  3. I can’t imagine what you’re going through. Hold on to the wonderful memories she gave you and each other. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  4. Prayers go to the family of Brooklyn , Thoughts are with you all. Don’t know what I can say at this time but my Heart Goes out to All Of You.

  5. Prayers for all of Brooklyn’s family. I will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. May God wrap his arms around you and hold you tight. The loss of a child is the hardest you will keep her memories with you forever. May God Bless you.

  6. Our thoughts and prayers for your family. I didn’t know Brooklyn, but she was my granddaughter Maci’s best friend and I can tell she had an amazing spirit. I’m grateful for that friendship and I know she will be missed greatly.

  7. I’m so sorry for your loss. I pray that the Lord wrap his loving arms around the whole family providing peace and comfort only he can give. May you feel the love of the Lord, family and friends during this very difficult time.

  8. Erin,
    Sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family. If you ever need to talk don’t hesitate to ask.

  9. Erin, I don’t even have words to express how I feel, Just know you will always be in my thoughts and prayers,

  10. May God give you strength and Peace during this time. Our hearts break for you all. Our love???

  11. Astrid was so sad to hear of her friend’s sickness and saying goodbye to this Earth.
    She wants to color the world in light pink and dark green for Brooklyn and will miss playing with her at recess.
    Our family is holding you in Light and support. We are heartbroken for you.

  12. My heart is breaking for each of you! May God grant you comfort, strength and peace in the coming days, weeks and years. You are in our thoughts and prayers!

  13. No words can express our sorrow for your family, but you are all in our thoughts and prayers. We only met Brooklyn for a short time while she was with James, Justin, and Maddie at the state fair, but realized her vibrance and love for laugh immediately. May god grant peace for your families in this incredibly difficult time.

  14. I didn’t have much interaction with her but every time I seen her she had a smile that would light up the world! God bless her sweet soul!

    Love you Erin

  15. So sorry for your loss my condolences to all of the family wht a cery precious girl may GOD wrap his arms arpund each and everyone one of you during this time of a loss loved girl she will be missed

  16. Michelle, James, Erin and the rest of the family
    We are so very sorry for the loss of your beautiful little girl. Prayers and hugs for you all. May you somehow find peace.

  17. So sorry for your loss, we lost my brother Dale on New Years………can’t imagine losing one of our grandkids! Three of them were working on one little steer this afternoon. I was thinking of Brooklyn as they combed the calf. My heart goes out to you folks! My prayers are with you……

  18. I am so glad to have been able to meet and play with this little ray of sunshine. She will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with their family during this more than difficult time.

  19. Li’l Brookie. You made my life better by knowing you. I was blessed by watching you grow. Witnessing some of your first steps and words to having some of the best ever pictures colored for me. You were hands down the best helper anyone had at Buddes. You were proud of your animals and loved showing me your pretty polish when you and your momma got your nails done. I will miss you fiercly. Now get to fishin with Toady, we’ll catch up later.

  20. Brooklyn lit up my day every time I saw her, or spent time with her. There are simply no words. Our thoughts and prayers will forever be with you.

  21. My heart breaks for you Erin & Brian and all family during this very difficult time. Brooklyn has made an impact on all of us in this community that had gotten the pleasure of meeting her and her spunk will be missed by everyone that knew her. You are all in our hearts and prayers!

  22. We are so sorry. We can’t imagine your pain. We are praying for the strength you need to get through each day.

  23. Our families thoughts and prayers for Brooklyn’s family. May some how with the grace of God bring you comfort knowing how many lives Brooklyn touched!!! Our granddaughter Lennon will miss her very much!!! May God be with you in the days and years to come!!! With much love from all the Walton Rural Life families!

  24. Our prayers are with you all. We didn’t know Brooklyn, but it sounds like she lived and loved with all her heart! My God wrap you all in his love and give you strength each day.

  25. I’m glad to have met this little angel. She was always a breath of fresh air and the cutest little thing. She always made sure to come visit or just say Hi. My thoughts and prayers go to the family and I pray for strength and guidance for them.

  26. Michelle & James, My love and prayers for you and your whole family right now. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  27. I am so sorry for your loss, there is no pain like loosing a child. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. She will be greatly missed but she will live on in your hearts! She made a beautiful mark on this world and in hearts and that will alwayse remain. She is at peace now with Jesus and you will see her again as long as Jesus is in your life as well. praying for peace and joy to return to you.

  28. Erin,
    So sorry for your loss. From everything I’ve read Brooklyn was an amazing girl. Lean on your many friends and family during this difficult time.

  29. Erin, I’m so sorry for your loss. Brooklyn sounds like such a wonderful girl. Lean on friends and family during this difficult time

  30. Our hearts go out to Erin, Michelle and the rest of the family. We were deeply saddened by the news and could not imagine the pain you go through during this difficult time. It was our blessing to know Brooklyn, watch her grow and become smarter every time we see this little angel. We will hold on to the wonderful memories we have with her, her angelic smile and personality will forever live in our hearts. Do not hesitate to contact us if you need any help.

    Our Condolence,

  31. Our prayers are with you in this terrible loss. Your tribute to Brooklyn shows so much love and joy in her presence in your life. She was deeply and fully loved. Our hearts ache along with yours.

  32. Michelle,James ,Erin & family we are so sorry for your loss of your precious little girl . We are thinking of you everyday and pray for your family. ?

  33. Oh my heart breaks for your family. Continued prayer as you navigate this tragedy.

  34. There are no words to sooth the pain of losing a child. I pray that God will give you peace and understanding. I will be praying for you Erin.

  35. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always and in these difficult days ahead. Brooklyns memories will live on through all of you. Our love, Cindy & Steve

  36. We are praying for your families. There are no words. We are sending much love to you and will pray for your peace.

  37. Erin and all family members…so so sorry for your loss…words cannot express the sorrow I feel..may God surround you and help you through this..peace and love..

  38. Prayers of peace and comfort to you all. My heart hurts for you as a mom and pray that God will embrace you

  39. Erin, I’m so terribly sorry about your loss. Sending you love and strength as you try to work thru this. Love you, Uncle Pete

  40. My heart is breaking for all. Sending love and prayers for this family. God bless you all. God has gained a new angel.

  41. So sorry for your loss. She is such a beautiful angel.
    I pray that God gives you all strength and peace through this difficult time.

  42. James and Michelle not sure if you remember me but me and my late wife Andrea was friends of John Goertz. My sympathy for the loss of this beautiful little lady may she be that Angel up their in that big world.

  43. I did not know Brooklyn, but she sounded like a beautiful and wonderful child. My heart is breaking for you. Losing a child is a terrible heart break and loss to this world. My thoughts and prayers are with you.She now is in the hands of Jesus.Fly high with the Angels precious baby.

  44. So sorry for your lost ?? child. My heart is filled with sorrow. Praying for the parents and family.

  45. This won’t make sense, ever. As a father of 4 little children this isn’t easy news and I don’t have any proper answer that will stitch your Hearts where they tore. Loving the Lord ,Jesus Christ, for giving and trusting her to you and being blessed by her life and thanking him for her being in heaven today is where I would start!

  46. So sorry for your loss we are praying for you no parent should have to bury their child ???

  47. Our prayers are with you all as you face this most difficult time. May the good Lord wrap you in peace and may your many precious memories give you comfort

  48. My heart breaks for all who loved sweet Brooklyn! She will be so missed. Our daughters are the same age and often I’d see them at the same activities. She was always a fun spirit and you could tell she loved BIG! Blessings to Erin, family, and friends of a precious little girl.

  49. She was one of my favorite cousins and I miss her so much. Her bright personality made me happy and I love her for that. We miss her so. Were praying for her family everyday.

  50. Our very deepest sympathy from Reno County 4-H. We did not know Brooklyn but I know we missed meeting a very special girl from your description of her. You will be in our prayers. Joan Krumme, 4-H Agent, Reno County

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