|Boyd Wilson, 81|
|Written by TRF Times|
Newfolden - Boyd Wilson, 81, died on Monday, October 24, 2005 at his residence in rural Newfolden.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, October 29. at New Hope Lutheran Church in Newfolden, with Pastor Ollie Urdahl officiating. Casket bearers included Ole Hockstedler, Sean Riesen, Myles Koop, Dan Moose, Jerry Albaugh and Richard Moen. Interment was held at Bethlehem Cemetery in New Solum Township, Marshall County.
Boyd Wilson was born March 10, 1924, in Ryder, N.D., the son of Charles and Ruth (Johnson) Wilson. He was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith and attended school in Newfolden, graduating from Newfolden High School, where he served as class president. Following high school, Boyd served in the United States Navy, from September 16, 1944 and was honorably discharged on May 28, 1946. His high school class motto was “Out of the Harbor, Into the Sea.”
Boyd was united in marriage on October 28, 1958, to Darlene Dengerud. He enjoyed deer hunting, woodworking and loved to sit and watch his cattle graze.
Boyd raised turkeys, chickens, cattle and kids. He did cement and carpentry work, remodeling, white washing, commercial mowing and he also worked at the Holt Creamery.
Boyd is survived by his children, Marvin Wayne of Dixon, Calif., Margaret (Hal) McCullough of Hannover, Kan., Larry Wayne of Drake, Colo., Laurice (Curry Graham) Anderson of Woodland Park, Colo., Scott Wilson of Newfolden and John Wilson of Newfolden; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one brother, Vern (Verna) Wilson of Greely, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Darlene; his parents, Charles and Ruth (Johnson) Wilson and one brother, Dan Wilson.