Obituary Record

Albert D (Gus) Boyce
Died on 1/6/2014
Buried in Blair Cemetery

#1 Posted on line: Tuesday, January 7, 2014; Published in The Pilot Tribune January 7, 2014 and the Enterprise, Friday, January 10, 2014


Albert 'Gus' D. Boyce, 89

Albert “Gus” D. Boyce, 89, of Blair died Monday, Jan. 6,2014, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, at Campbell-Aman Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Blair Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Albert “Gus” Boyce was born the eldest of 12 children on June 24, 1924, in Dunlap, Iowa to Albert E. and Mary F. (Woodard) Boyce.

He was raised and attended school in the rural Dunlap area.

After his schooling he worked for his father on the family farm.

He served his country as a soldier in the U.S. Army.

After attending the Washington County Fair, he moved to Blair.

On May 24, 1949, he married Velma Salsbury in Blair. The couple made their home in Blair.

He was employed with Red-E-mix in Blair as a driver for more than 25 years and retired at the age of 62. He ran a saw and blade sharpening business at his home and enjoyed training his grandson so he could one day take over the business. He was always known to be a very hard worker.

Mr. Boyce was a lifetime member of the Blair VFW, the AMVETS, Cooties and the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Velma, of Blair; sons Darrell (Debi) Boyce of Herman, Bill Boyce of Washington state, and Dale Boyce of Wahoo; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and sisters Dorothy and Ruth of Dunlap.

He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters; stepdaughter Rosetta and son George “Butch.”

#2 Published in Omaha World-Herald from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2014

Boyce, Albert "Gus" D.

Age 89

Blair. Survived by his wife Velma of Blair; sons, Darrell (Debi) Boyce of Herman, Bill Boyce of Washington State, and Dale Boyce of Wahoo; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters Dorothy and Ruth of Dunlap, IA.

FUNERAL SERVICE 2pm Friday at the funeral home. Burial in the Blair Cemetery. VISITATION Thursday beginning at 2pm with family receiving family from 6-8pm at the funeral home. CAMPBELL-AMAN FUNERAL HOME Blair, NE 402-426-2191

#3 Funeral Leaflet

In Loving Memory of Albert “Gus” Boyce

Born June 24th, 1924 Dunlap, Iowa ~ Entered Into Rest January 6th, 2014 Blair, Nebraska

Funeral Service 2:00 PM Friday, January 10th, 2014 Campbell-Aman Funeral Home, Blair, Nebraska. Officiating: Pastor Dave Ludwick. Musical Selection: “In The Garden”

Pallbearers: Michael Ward, Roger Larsen, Fred Townsend, Jeremy Boyce, Jason Boyce, Nicholas Boyce

Honorary Pallbearers: Spencer Boyce, Keatan Boyce

Graveside Services: Blair Cemetery, Blair, Nebraska

~~~Obituary and funeral leaflet courtesy of Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings and leaflets on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska~~~

FindaGrave # 122967678

Printed in the Washington County Enterprise on 1/10/2014