- Age: 78
- Interview Date: 11/12/1986
- Interviewer: Greg Vosefski, Northern Illinois University
- Interview Length: 38 minutes Sit Down Interview
- County: DeKalb
- Karl Boekenhauer was born in Waterman, Illinois in 1908. Karl was raised on a farm and was a farmer until the 1950s when he became a feed salesman, though he still remained involved in the agriculture community.