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Abbie A. Boyer

Sept. 30, 1925-May 1, 2009

Abbie A. Boyer, 83, De-troit Lakes, died Friday, May 1, 2009, in St. Mary's Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes.

Abbie Adeline Tignor was born Sept. 30, 1925, in Lake Park to George and Florence (Kelso) Tignor. She moved with her family to Sioux City, Iowa, and Auburn, Neb., prior to moving to Audubon in 1939. Abbie attended Audubon Public Schools. She married Paul Boyer in Lake Park on Jan. 4, 1945. They farmed near Audubon until 1979. Abbie entered St. Mary's Nursing Home in 2006.

Abbie enjoyed her pets and being with her family.

Abbie is survived by her husband, Paul of Detroit Lakes; four daughters, Mary (Ronald) Hendrickson of Lake Park, Lola (Sam) Archuleta of Las Vegas, Deb Mattson of Lake Park, Stacey (Bernie) Rick of Pelican Rapids; two sons, Lonnie Boyer of Glyndon, Randy (Julie) Boyer of Moorhead; eight grandchildren, Amy Hendrickson, Kayla Walton, Justin Hendrickson, Lindsey McIntire, Nathan Boyer, Alexander Mattson, Mariah Hanson, Devin Rick; four great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Abigail, Morgan and Aiden.

She was preceded in death by one brother; one son and one daughter.

The funeral service is Saturday, May 9, at 1 p.m. in Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, with Father Jerry Rogers officiating.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.

Interment will be in Hamden Cemetery, rural Audubon.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is serving the family. An online guestbook is available at