Phyllis L. Boyden - 89

7/9/1927 - 4/15/2017

Oregon, IL

Phyllis L. Boyden, 89, longtime Oregon resident, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center. Born July 10, 1927 in McIntosh, SD, the daughter of Melvin and Amanda (Helgeson) Moulton. They moved to Pine Island, Minn. in 1936 and then to Illinois in 1942. She married Jack Boyden October 12, 1947 at Rochelle Methodist Church; he died January 31, 1998; to the marriage were born 1 daughter and 3 sons. She was active in her children’s activities, a Cub Scout and 4H Leader and member of Oregon VFW Auxiliary for over 35 years. Survivors include her daughter, Chris (David) Snyder of Leaf River; sons, Jack Boyden, Jr., Rich Boyden and Rick (Dinah) Boyden, all of Oregon; 5 grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren; great grandchildren; great-great grandchildren; aunts; several nieces and nephews; and special family friend, Mary DePauw. Also predeceased by her parents and brother, Harvey Moulton. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, preceded by a visitation beginning at 10:00am; Chaplain Judy Williams will officiate. Burial in Riverview Cemetery, Oregon. Memorials may be made in Phyllis’s name to Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon.

Visitation:

10am Wednesday April 19 in Oregon FH

Service:

11AM Wednesday April 19 in Oregon FH

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