FOWLER – Kathleen E. Boyd, age 93, died late Thursday evening, October 10, 2013, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
She was born June 19, 1920, at Jennings, Kansas, the daughter of George J. and Essie M. (Denny) Tacha. As a young girl she attended the Oberlin, Kansas, school system, graduating from Oberlin High School. In 1939, she moved to Meade, Kansas.
On May 18, 1941, she married Elvin Leo Boyd at Cimarron, Kansas. After their marriage the couple made their home in Fowler where she worked in retail sales.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church; Rebekah Lodge, holding several offices, including Past Noble Grand; and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed crocheting, playing golf, and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by:
Her sons, Larry Boyd and wife Sylvia of Lee’s Summit, Missouri
Danny Boyd and wife Carolyn of Olathe, Kansas
Rick Boyd of Huntsville, Texas
Four sisters, Dottie Gillen of Meade, Kansas
Peggy Thompson of Meade, Kansas
Marjorie Bruce of Dallas, Texas
Betty Kortz of Las Animas, Colorado
Four grandchildren, Kelli Turner (Russ), Michael Boyd (Natalie), Nicholas Boyd, and Nathan Boyd
Three great-grandchildren, Tyler Turner, Trey Turner, and Samantha Jacobs
One great-great-grandchild, Thomas Tyler Hughes
She is preceded in death by her husband on November 22, 2004; four brothers, Richard Tacha, Darrel Tacha, George J. Tacha, Jr., and Kenneth M. “Bub” Tacha; and a sister, Gertrude “Gertie” Hunter.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 14, 2013, at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary Chapel, Meade. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home to sign the guest register, the casket will remain closed. Interment will follow in the Fowler Cemetery.
The family would welcome memorials to the Meade District Hospital in care of the funeral home.