Obit: Boyer, Fannie Elena (1894 – 1967)

Contact: Dinah Reinke

Surnames: Boyer, Josephson, Manley, O’Brien

------ Source: Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford and Colby, Clark Co., Wis.) 06/08/1967

------ Boyer, Fannie Elena (29 NOV 1894 – 03 JUN 1967)

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran church in Unity for Mrs. Fannie Elena Boyer, 72, who died unexpectedly Saturday morning at her home in the town of Brighton.

The Rev. Robert Sutherland, pastor of Trinity Lutheran church, officiated at the services and at the burial, which was made in the town of Brighton cemetery. The body had been in state at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, until the time of the services.

The former Fannie Josephson was born in Finland Nov. 29, 1894. At 10 years of age she came to America with her parents and had spent her entire life in the Unity area. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran church and the LCW at Trinity.

She was married to William Manley, who died in 1927, and her second husband, Howard Boyer, died in 1958.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Edith) O’Brien of Marshfield and Mrs. James (Lila) O’Brien of Loyal, and three sons, Charles Boyer of Elgin, Ill., Harold Boyer and Lester Boyer, of Unity. There are 17 grand children and 28 great grand children. A sister, Mrs. Fred Mooney of Rhinelander, also survives.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother.



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