John J. Boyer Jr.John J. Boyer Jr., 63, of Superior died Dec. 23, 2011, in Golden Living Center.
John J. Boyer Jr., 63, of Superior died Dec. 23, 2011, in Golden Living Center.
He was born Dec. 24, 1947, in Superior, and was a longtime resident.
He was a member of VFW, Eagles and Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa.
John was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War having been awarded the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart.
John was employed as a sign maker by various sign companies.
He is survived by his siblings, Rose Ann (Bruce) Brown of Superior, twin, Jean (Stanley) Longshore of Phoenix, Ariz., Carolyn Dalbec of Superior, Paul Raunio of Lake Nebagamon, Joanne (Tim) Proffit of Superior, Bill Raunio of Superior, Robert (Kelly) Raunio of Superior, and Larry Jo Boyer; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Rose and George Raunio; his father, John Boyer; a brother, Joel “Buster” Boyer; and a great-niece, Nichole.
A Memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27 in the Downs Funeral Home, 1617 N. 19th St. with Major Rosemary Mattson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Military honors will be accorded by Richard I Bong American Legion Post 435.
In lieu of flowers if friends so desire memorials can be made to the Superior animal shelter.
The family wishes to thank the Golden Living Center staff for their love and concern. They were truly John’s second family.
Sign the online guest book or send condolences at www.downsfh.com.