William ‘Bill’ J. Boyce

ESCANABA — William “Bill” J. Boyce, 73, Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at Christian Park Healthcare Center. He was born on November 5, 1946 in Escanaba, son of the late Francis and Mildred “Millie” (Rodgers) Boyce.

Bill was a member of many different service organizations around the Escanaba area. He took great pride in helping many other families during his career working with his father and then on his own in his family’s business, Boyce Funeral Home. Bill always loved being in the outdoors, especially at his camp with family and friends. He will be remembered as a very loving father, grandfather and friend.

Bill is survived by his four children, Maureen Boyce, Marlo Schwalbach, William (Natalie) Boyce and Brandon (Jenalee Dittrich) Boyce; two sisters, Judy (Bob) Johnson and Mary Sue (Jim) Trottier; 10 grandchildren, Gavin, Madison, Alex, Jayce, Halleigh, Isaiah, Liam, Henrick, Brayden and Braylee, friend: Sherry Jacobs, son-in-law: Ken Schwalbach, as well as nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister, Mary Lynn.

Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3, at the Allo Coolman Funeral Home in Escanaba. A funeral to celebrate Bill’s life will follow visitation at 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home with Fr. Rick Courier officiating.

His family would like to extend a special thank you to all the staff at Christian Park Healthcare Center for their wonderful and loving care given to Bill over the past few months.Please visit www.allofh.com to send online condolences to his family.