Helen Boyers (1932-2019)

Helen Pauline (Grieser) Boyers went home to be with the Savior on November 30th, 2019 at the age of 87. She was born in Archbold, Ohio on January 12th, 1932 to Nelson Ray and Alta Mae (Short) Grieser.

Helen was a lifetime Fulton County Resident. She married the love of her life, Marshall Lee Boyers on April 17th, 1954 at Swan Creek Church of the Brethren in Delta, Ohio. Helen did various jobs throughout her life; waitressing, factory work, and volunteering at the hospital, but the jobs that brought her the most joy were being a Wife, Mom, and Grandma. Helen could be found attending events of the Irish Hills Car Club, attending Swan Creek Church of the Brethren, gardening, babysitting, listening to music and singing, or caring for and visiting with all of her family and friends.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Nelson Ray Grieser and Alta Mae Short. Two brothers Edward Paul Grieser and Leon “Smokey” Grieser. Additionally her beloved in-laws Jennie Grieser, Joan Boyers, Darrel Eugene “Gene” & Hildegard Sindel, her great nephew Zachary Olmstead, and her foster son Michael “Mike” Diaz.

Her memory survives with her dear husband Marshall Lee Boyers, her son Terry (Amy) Boyers, her granddaughters Kathryn (Joseph) Heuerman & Margaret Boyers, her brothers Robert J. Grieser & Ralph (Bonnie) Grieser, her brother-in-law James Boyers, and many others who knew her as “Mom”.

Services to celebrate her life will be at Swan Creek Church of the Brethren in Delta on Friday, December 6th, 2019. Visitation will be from 1PM to 3PM followed by a service at 3PM. Interment will immediately follow at Wauseon Union Cemetery. Short Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Helen’s family would like to express their gratitude to the UTMC ICU nursing staff as well as the staff of Hospice of Northwest Ohio for their compassionate care.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or Swan Creek Church of the Brethren.


 

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