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190 S. Franklin Ave.
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Velma Boyd
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Obituary for Velma Lea Boyd

Velma L. Boyd, 84, of Colby, died Thursday, October 4, 2018, at the Logan County Hospital, in Oakley. She was born November 15, 1933, in rural Thomas County, KS, to Clarence L. and Ruby M (Kistler) Wagy.

Velma attended Page City schools, graduating in 1951. She then attended Trinity Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing, in Kansas City, MO, graduating in 1954. Velma worked at Logan County Hospital for a year, then at Gove County Medical Center, in Quinter for 3 years.

Velma married Norman M. Boyd May 6, 1961, at the Bethesda Lutheran Church, in Page City, KS. To this union two sons were born, Marvin Wayne Boyd and Alan Keith Boyd. Velma continued her nursing career, working at Logan County Hospital for 27 years. Norman and Velma made their first home in Page City, for a short while, where Velma lived as a young girl. In 1964 they moved to Monument, KS, where Velma lived until 2016, when she moved in with her older son and wife in Colby, KS.

Velma was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Ruby; husband Norman in 2005 and sisters, Maxine M. Berry, M. Darlene Stephens and Donna M. Shull.

She is survived by her two sons, Marvin W. Boyd and wife Mary Ann, of Colby and Alan K. Boyd, of Monument; grandson, Nathan D. Mathews; granddaughters, Natrisha (Chad) Delano, of Bird City, KS and Allison J. Boyd, of Oakley; three great grandchildren, Talia, Taysen and Tevin Delano and many friends and relatives.

Visitation is 5-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Baalmann Mortuary, Oakley. Funeral Service is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 10, 2018, also at the Mortuary. Interment will take place in the Summers Township Cemetery, Thomas County, KS. For condolences or information visit
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