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Hildegard Boyd, 87 of Roanoke, VA died on Sunday February 12, 2012 at the South Roanoke Nursing Home, after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Silberbach, Germany, on March 29, 1924, the daughter of the late Josef Bohm and Anna Bohm. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Master Sergeant William Jefferson Boyd, Jr., her sisters, Anna Bauernfiend and Valentine Bohm and her sister-in-law Virginia Boyd Hudgins.
She is survived by her brother, Ewald Bohm, nieces Brunhilde Sawade, Annette Kahlert and Helga Brode, grandniece Jennifer Sawade, great-grandnieces, Melissa Stretz, Sarah Stretz and Michaela Bruderl and great grandnephew, Florian Heuber, all of Germany, and her sister-in-law, Elizabeth Boyd Hudgins, of Mathews, VA and her brother-in-law, Walter Yates Boyd of
She married Master Sergeant Boyd on November 2, 1957, and lived with him at various army posts in the United States and Germany. After he retired in 1981, they continued to live in Rockville, MD, until they moved to the South Roanoke Nursing Home in 2008.
A graveside service will be held at St Paul's Annex Cemetery, Mathews, VA at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 17, 2012.
Death: February 12, 2012