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Delbert "Dub" Boyles

Friday, March 2, 2012

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Funeral services for Mr. Delbert "Dub" Boyles, 93, of Everly, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2012, at Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. Rev. Dan Taylor will officiate the service.

Visitation will take place Friday, at Warner Funeral Home in Everly, starting at 3 p.m., with family present from 6-8 p.m.

Burial will be at Lone Tree Cemetery in Everly.

Military services will be conducted by the American Legion Everette Boyles Jr. Post No. 414.

Mr. Boyles passed away Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, at Longhouse Residence in Spencer.

Delbert "Dub" Lloyd Boyles, the son of Everett and Maude Twogood Boyles was born Nov. 16, 1918, in Hartley, Ia. His childhood years were spent in the Everly, Ia. area, where he graduated from Everly High School in 1938.

Delbert joined the U.S. Army in 1941 and was with the Army Artillery until his honorable discharge in 1945. He married Muriel Roberts on Feb. 27, 1946, in South Sioux City, Neb. Dub worked as a parts man for International until his retirement in 1978, but continued to work there part time for over 35 years.

Delbert was an active member of Hope Lutheran Church in Everly. He was a member of the American Legion, Everett Boyles Jr. Post No. 414 and was a past commander. Dub enjoyed camping and was a Boy Scouts leader for many years; he also was a member of the Everly Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Delbert Shannon Boyles; one sister, Donna Larson; two brothers: Judson Boyles and Everett Boyles Jr.; and an infant brother, Robert Boyles.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Muriel; one son, Allen Boyles of Everly, Ia.; four grandchildren: Jodi Reed, Benjamin Boyles, DeDe Boyles and Jessie Boyles; one great-grandchild, Kaleigh; two step-great-grandchildren; one brother, Jimmy Boyles of Jackson, Minn.; two sisters: Mary Foxhoven of Arnolds Park, Ia. and Parma Lasche of Des Moines, Ia.; other relatives and many friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Everly is in charge of arrangements.