Open Visitation: Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 12:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Peterson Mortuary, 212 S. Locust Street, Glenwood, Iowa. NOTE: Social distancing guidelines remain in place, wearing a mask is encouraged.
Graveside Services With Military Honors: Thursday, July 23, 2020, 1:00 P.M., Silver City Cemetery, Silver City, Iowa.
Clifford Edward Boyer, 86 of Silver City, Iowa passed away July 18, 2020 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was born April 26, 1934 in Glenwood, Iowa to Loran Merle and Cora Virgelia (Filbert) Boyer.
Following high school, Cliff faithfully served his country during the Korean Conflict. He attended the Universal Trade School in Omaha, Nebraska and worked at the Treynor Farm Supply until he began farming. He was a steward of the land and dedicated his life to farming and his family. He was united in marriage to Della Marlene Slater on May 19, 1957 in Glenwood, Iowa. To this union four children were born; Daniel, Jeffrey, Linda and Lisa. The family was raised on the farm in Silver City.
Cliff and Marlene attended the Silver City United Methodist Church where he was on the board of trustees. He was a member of the Silver City American Legion, Masonic Lodge and the Malvern School Board for 17 years. Cliff spent countless hours volunteering in community service always helping his friends and family when needed. He loved his Nebraska Cornhuskers and following his grandkids sporting events. He enjoyed spending time at the coffee shop with his friends.
Preceding Cliff in passing were his parents, infant sister Joetta Mae, brothers Loran Boyer, Jr. and Jim Boyer. Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Marlene Boyer of Silver City, Iowa; children Daniel Boyer of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Jeffrey (Bonnie) Boyer of Silver City, Iowa; Linda (John) Thomsen of Creston, Iowa; Lisa (Ryan) Crouch of Grand Island, Nebraska; 5 grandchildren; Jory, Loran, Abby, Trey and Alli; 2 great-grandchildren Trae and Jolie; sister Betty Millard of Silver City, Iowa; sister-in-law Phyllis Boyer of Silver City, Iowa; several nieces, nephews, extended relatives and many friends.
Memorials may be made to the family.