Obit: Boyer, Lester H. #2 (1918 - 2006)

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Surnames: Boyer, Josephson, Hutson, O’Brien

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) January 14, 2006

Boyer, Lester H. #2 (25 Jan. 1918 - 6 Jan. 2006)

Lester H. Boyer

Lester H. Boyer, 87, Dallas City, Ill., died Friday, Jan. 6, 2006, at Gilpin Home in Dallas City.

Graveside services with military rites were held Monday, Jan. 9, 2006, in Harris Cemetery near Dallas City. A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. March 23, 2006, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Unity, Wis.

Banks & Beals Funeral Home of Dallas City assisted the family with local arrangements.

He was born Jan. 25, 1918, in Unity, the son of William M. and Fannie Josephson Boyer. He married Mary Hutson on July 22, 1969, and she preceded him in death Nov. 9, 2004.

A graduate of Unity, Wis. High School, he was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army from July 1941 to October 1945. Earlier in life he farmed in Wisconsin and worked for the railroad. After moving to Illinois, he worked for J.I. Case in Burlington, Iowa, for many years, retiring in 1984.

He is survived by his sister, Lila O'Brien, Spencer; brother, Harold Boyer, Unity; and nieces and nephews.



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