Lloyd Hiram Boyce, son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Boyce, was born on February 14, 1892, in Republic county (sic), Kansas, and departed this life as the result of a heart attack, on Saturday, January 16, 1954, at the age of 61 years, 11 months and 2 days.
In his early childhood he moved with his parents to a farm north of Hubbell, where he grew to manhood. He attended the Liberty Ridge church (sic) with which he united on September 15, 1907. At the time of his death he was a member of the First Methodist Church in Hebron.
He was united in marriage to Hazel Adelia Durflinger on March 25, 1914, and the couple moved to Odell where they lived for several years, later moving to the western part of Nebraska, near Paxton, and then to a farm southwest of Carleton for four years; moving near Hebron in 1925, where Mrs. Boyce preceded her husband in death. To this first union were born three daughters, Margaret June, who died in infancy, Eloise LeVerne, and Twila Mae.
On May 10, 1930, he was again united in marriage to Virginia Schroeder. To this union were born one daughter, Ila Beth, and one son, Donald James.
He leaves to mourn his passing his wife and four children: Mrs. Eloise Baker, Kansas City, Mo., Mrs. Twila Craig, St. Joseph, Mo., Miss Beth Boyce and Don Boyce, at home. Also three grandchildren: Mary Beth and William Lloyd Baker and Thomas Alan Craig; two brothers, Roy H. Boyce, Ontario, Oregon and Arthur D. Boyce, Hubbell, Neb.; three sisters, Mrs. Albert Apel, Panhandle, Texas; Mrs. Hattie Heimer, Hebron, Nebr., and Mrs. Lucille Mumm, Narka, Kaasas (sic). Also other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held in the First Methodist Church on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30, conducted by the Rev. Norman Smitheram, Pastor. Music was George Wrightsman, Mrs. H.R. furnished by a ladies' trio: (NOTE: typed as written in newspaper) Mrs. Killinger and Mrs. J.R. Bancroft Mrs. Francis Woodard was at the organ.
The interment was in Rosehill (sic) cemetery (sic).
The pall-bearers were: Ben Bishop, Adolph Fangmeier, Rollie Rowe, Walter Werner, Henry Baloun, Jay Walker.
Gladys Virginia Schroeder Boyce
1911–1996 (m. 1930)
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