Obituaries

Larance Allen "Tiny" Boyer 1928 - 2011 Baldwin City

Services for Larence Allen “Tiny” Boyer, 82, Baldwin City, were Monday, March 14, at Ives Chapel United Methodist Church, Baldwin City. Burial was at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Mr. Boyer died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 10, 1928, in Lorane, Texas, the son of Richard B. and Katherine Mae Campbell Boyer.
Mr. Boyer was retired from the U.S. Navy where he was a heavy equipment operator. He formerly had served as executive director of the chamber of commerce in Kodiak, Alaska, Las Vegas, Nev., and Oxnard, Calif.
He had been a member of the Lions Club, Masonic Lodge, VFW and American Legion.
On Dec. 6, 1975, he married Carol Alm. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Mike (Debbie) Boyer, Houston, and Randy (Katie) Boyer, Sutherlin, Ore.; a stepson, Dwight (Kathy) Sare, Rantoul; two stepdaughters, Linda (Carl) Litke, Las Vegas, and Charlene (Dave) Higby, Simi Valley, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Baldwin Health Care Center, sent in care of Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home, 319 Chestnut, Mound City, KS 66056.
Online condolences may be left at coffelschneider.com.