Sept. 1, 1918-March 26, 2014
MARSHALL – Services for Clarice Boyer, 95, of Marshall will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Albright United Methodist Church in Marshall. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Sunday with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Lake Park, Iowa.
Clarice died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Prairieview Health Care Center in Tracy.
Clarice Eleanor (Rolison) Boyer was born Sept. 1, 1918, in Ottumwa, Iowa, to Lester Richard and Ethel (Tozer) Rolison. As a child, she and her family lived in several communities including Marshall for a time. Here she met John Boyer. The couple was united in marriage on Oct. 16, 1938, in Beardsley.
Clarice was active in developing the business community in Marshall. The farm where she and John lived and worked is now an active shopping area with Runnings, Walmart, Shopko, several dining establishments, medical clinics, a hotel and a jewelry store. Clarice was responsible for that development. She had a strong will and a deep faith. She enjoyed travelling and visited nearly every state and particularly enjoyed several cruises. She spent many winters in Yuma, Ariz.
Survivors include her daughter, Susan (and William) Sullivan of Marshall; grandchildren Michael (and Diane) Sullivan of Eagan, Steven (and Kimber) Sullivan of Forest Lake, Shawn (and Tad) Powelson of Marshall, Kevin (and Vonda) Sullivan of Mason City, Iowa, Scott (and Kate) McCreedy of St. Petersburg, Fla., Keith (and Debora) McCreedy of Buffalo, N.Y., Jonathan (and Carrie) McCreedy of St. Petersburg, Fla.; 17 great-grandchildren; sister June Miller of Bakersfield, Calif.; sister-in-law Dulcie Rolison of Madison, Wis.; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John, daughter Margaret “Peg” McCreedy, son-in-law Terence McCreedy, brothers Ellar and Donald (and Jan) Rolison, and brother-in-law Terry Miller.