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Evelyn R. Boyce

 
June 1, 1948 - August 10, 2019
 

Evelyn R. Boyce 92, of Springfield passed away August 10, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Mildred Shepard, born June 1, 1927 in Nebraska. She married the late Vernon L. Boyce on February 28, 1948.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Merne and Harold (Louise), her sisters Betty Austin (Sammy), Iva Gorwill (Don), Jeanette Adamson (Joe). She was also preceded in death by her husband Vernon L. and her son David. Evelyn is survived by her son
Donald L. (Bonnie), daughter Ronda Boyce, daughter-in-law Kitty Boyce and several nieces and nephews.

Evelyn and Vernon lived in Springfield where they raised their three children and were active in their church the First Assembly of God. Evelyn was fluent in American Sign Language and volunteered at Saint John’s Hospital for many years.She was also a wonderful cook and her family dinners are fondly remembered. She was extremely proud of her grandchildren Leigh Hayes (Brian), Susan Motluck(Randy), Sandy Dobson, Matthew Dobson (Kristi), and Sarah Boyce (fiancé Shane
Kostelny.)Evelyn’s great pride and joy were her great grandchildren, William Hayes, MadisonDobson and Finn Motluck. She spent as much time as possible with them and her happiness and laughter made everyone smile.Evelyn was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She leaves her family with wonderful memories and the knowledge that she loved them all.

Visitation: 4 – 7 pm, Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Funeral Service: 10:30 am, Monday, August 19, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Pastor Brad Ferris officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation through the American Cancer Society in honor of her son, David.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, August 18, 2019

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Monday, August 19, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, August 19, 2019

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation through the American Cancer Society in honor of her son, David.


Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, August 18, 2019

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Monday, August 19, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, August 19, 2019

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation through the American Cancer Society in honor of her son, David.


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