Arthur Sydney Boyum

Arthur Sydney Boyum

Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 13 Sep 1997 (aged 82)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Plot 142
Memorial ID 17234296 · View Source
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The funeral for Arthur S. Boyum will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Little Cedar Lutheran Church in Adams with the Revs. Allen Gunderson and Donna Joseph co-officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military graveside rites by American Legion Post 146 of Adams.

Mr. Boyum, 82, of 1333 Arthur Lane N.W., formerly of Adams, died Saturday (Sept. 13, 1997) at Saint Mary's Hospital.

He was born Jan. 27, 1915, in Adams and graduated from Adams High School and served in the Army from 1942 to 1945. On Oct. 18, 1941, he married Orpha D. Refvem at the Little Cedar Lutheran parsonage in Adams. He was a rural mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service until his retirement in 1977. Mr. Boyum was a lifelong member of Little Cedar Lutheran Church, a charter member of Cedar River Golf Club in Adams and a member and past commander of American Legion Post 146 of Adams. Mr. Boyum was an avid sports fan.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, David of Mendota Heights, Minn., Richard of Chicago and Dennis of Bonaire, Ga.; five grandchildren; two brothers, Lloyd of Adams and Eugene of Corona, Calif.; and a sister, Joyce (Mrs. Orville) Hegseth of Lake City. A brother and two sisters preceded him in death.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File:
Enlistment Date 1: 23 Apr 1942
Release Date 1: 26 Jan 1946

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