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Boyd Russell Wollam

Obituary for Boyd Russell Wollam

January 15, 1920 - August 9, 2016
Adrian, Michigan | Age 96

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Boyd Russell Wollam, age 96, of Adrian, died Tuesday, August 09, 2016, at Charlotte Stephenson Manor.
He was born January 15, 1920 in Stratton, Nebraska to Sidney Robert and Lura Elizabeth (Bush) Wollam. On April 18, 1943 in Jonesville, MI he married Ines Lorene (Cook) Wollam and she survives. Boyd served in the U.S. Navy during WWII from 1944 to 1946, earning the Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal, the American Area Campaign Medal, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon and the Victory Medal. He was a long time member of the Church of God.
In addition to his wife, Ines, he is survived by one son, Wayne (Diane) Wollam of Tecumseh, MI; two daughters, Jean Frey of Adrian and Lura (Gary) Mack of Tecumseh; two sisters, Iris Floyd of Ann Arbor, MI and Grace Stewart of Lakeland, FL; two grandsons, Alan Frey of Dundee and Brian Wollam of Milan; and two granddaughters, Stacie Frey of Adrian and Carrie Wollam of Ypsilanti.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Paul, Wayne and Evart Wollam; one sister, Avis Thumm; and a granddaughter, Kelly Mack.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 12, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian with Chaplain Gail Blum officiating. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery in Tecumseh. Visitation will be held on Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.

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Brookside Cemetery
Tecumseh, MI

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