Jerry Joseph Boyer, 71, of Ionia, passed away Monday, March 17, 2014 at Bothwell Regional Health Center. He was born on August 14, 1942, in Sedalia, a son of Lyman T. and Sarah M. (Cochran) Boyer. On October 15, 1966, in Sedalia, he was united in marriage to Linda Marie Grose, who survives of Ionia.

Mr. Boyer retired in 1976 as a foreman for Meadow Gold Dairy in Sedalia. He enjoyed fishing and dearly loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Jeri J. Stevens and husband Beau of Windsor, Janie M. Harper and husband David of Sedalia, and Janet L. Miller and husband Yancey of Indianapolis, IN; ten grandchildren, two great grandchildren; three sisters and two brothers.

Besides his parents; he was also preceded in death by three brothers.

A family visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Rea Funeral Chapel. A celebration of life service will follow from 7 to 8 p.m. with Rev. Corbet Martin officiating.

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