March 16, 1937 - December 5, 2020
Marie B. Boyd, 83, of Nora Springs, died Saturday (December 5, 2020) at the Nora Springs Care Center. A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Thursday (December 10, 2020) at Sheckler Colonial Chapel, 114 N. Hawkeye Ave., Nora Springs. Marie’s family will greet relatives and friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Park Cemetery, Nora Springs, where Marie will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband, Jasper. The daughter of Arthur and Marcelle (Verschoor) Giles, Marie Belle was born on March 16, 1937 in Mason City. She attended Webster City high school and following her graduation attended NIACC and Iowa State University where she became certified in agate inspection. On November 25, 1959 Marie was united in marriage to Jasper Boyd in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. In 1970 the couple relocated to Nora Springs where they raised their four children, William, Michael, Pamela, and Jasper, Jr. For many years Marie worked for Welp and McCarten, which would later become Weaver Construction, and eventually accepted a position with Martin Marietta. Marie operated the scales at all three locations and also worked as a bartender at Corner Tap, Westside, and the Springs Lounge throughout the years. Marie had a lifelong love of horses and in younger years participated in horse shows and rodeos, and loved trail rides. Marie also enjoyed crocheting, reading, and word puzzles. She cherished the time spent with her family and joyfully watched them grow to include grandchildren and great grandchildren! Those grateful in sharing in her life are her children, Bill (Kathy) Boyd, Rock Falls, Pam Peterson, Nora Springs, and Jasper (Kim) Boyd, Jr., Clear Lake; grandchildren, Amber (Shawn) Wilson, Amanda (Shawn) White, Kurt (Holly) Hallstrom, Kent (Jessica) Hallstrom, Kristor (Sarah) Hallstrom, Casey (Ryan) Schroht, Tess (Scot) Whitehurst, Taylor (Luke Dorenkamp) Boyd, Mykl Boyd, Davin Boyd, Brode Boyd, Nathan (Ann) Peterson, Nicholas (Ashley) Peterson, Parker (Megan) Boyd, Spencer Boyd, Stephanie Maas, and Mackenzie (Jeff) Hanna; as well as many great grandchildren; extended relative and many friends. Marie is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Marcelle; husband, Jasper Boyd, Sr.; and son, Michael Boyd.
Marie B. Boyd, 83, of Nora Springs, died Saturday (December 5, 2020) at the Nora Springs Care Center. A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Thursday (December 10, 2020) at Sheckler Colonial Chapel, 114 N. Hawkeye Ave., Nora Springs. Marie’s... View Obituary & Service Information
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