Obituary: Melody Boyer, 66, Rothbury. 

October 10, 2017

Melody Boyer

Obituary: Melody Boyer, 66, Rothbury. 

Melody Boyer, 66, of Rothbury, formerly of Reed City, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Spectrum Health – Big Rapids Hospital. 
She was born May 16, 1951 in Reed City to Kenneth and Lucille (Bobier) Boyer and attended Reed City Schools, graduating in 1969. Melody also attended Ferris State University, where she received a Master’s degree in social work and worked in the social services field.
She was a resident of the Reed City area most of her life, and enjoyed horses, quilting, gardening, and antiques. She had been active in Trinity Lutheran Church in New Era.
Melody is survived by her children: Kyle Lynn Krainik of Paris, Justin (Gennie) Yost of Reed City, and Ryan (Natalie) Yost of Pittsburg; seven grandchildren: Clover Krainik, Layla, Levi, Gabe, Dorian, Logan, and Christian Yost; sister, Kyle Boyer-Straley; and significant other, John Gerlich.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 9 at McDowell Funeral Home with Pastor Sarah Samuelson officiating. Burial was in Meida Cemetery, Lincoln Township, Osceola County.
Memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran (New Era) Food Pantry.
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