Ervin Boyd, 74 Former Byron Resident, Dies
Ervin J. Boyd, 74 a former Douglas and Byron resident, died Saturday in Ancker Hospital, St. Paul. He had resided in St. Paul for the past several years. He was born 10 Feb, 1885 at Spring Bluff, Adams Co., WI. On March 31, 1906, he marred the former Julia Baumgartner. She died May 10, 1934.
Mr. Boyd is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Gary of Willernie, Mrs. Susan Johnson and Mrs. Mabel Erickson of Hartland, Mrs. Lonitti Nash of Albert Lea; Mrs. Ellen Erickson of Waseca and Mrs. Erma Groszbach of Rochester; three sons, Louis of Blooming Prairie, Melvin and Hank of St. Paul; 48 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren, and two brothers, Earl Boyd of Rochester and Ellis Boyd of Epping ND. Funeral services were conducted this morning at Kasson and McGuire Funeral Home in St. Paul. Burial was this afternoon in the Wasioja Cemetery in Dodge County.