Norma Boyden

Mitchell

Norma Boyden, 87, of Mitchell, died Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Prairie View Healthcare Center in Woonsocket. 

A Celebration of Life will be 5-7 p.m. on Friday, May 27, at Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Norma Fay Boyden was born Dec. 20, 1934, to Charles and Stella (Ressel) Farris in Murdo. She grew up in Murdo, and later moved to Mitchell where she graduated from Mitchell High School. After high school, Norma attended South Dakota State University and graduated from Dakota Wesleyan University.

Norma was united in marriage to Donald Boyden on June 6, 1957, in Mitchell.

Norma worked as a teacher and supported many music organizations, singing with the Middle Border Chorus. She enjoyed ceramics, gardening, and photography. Norma was a vegetarian for over 25 years and was an active supporter of animal rights organizations.

Norma is survived by her sons, Drew Boyden of Mitchell and Derek Boyden of Washington, and siblings, Janet Miller of Mitchell and Bill (Noelle) Farris of Ponte Vedra, Fla.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, and brothers, Jack and Jerry.

Comments are closed.

  • Weather

    Woonsocket
    June 27, 2022, 7:38 am
    Sunny
    59°F
    real feel: 63°F
    humidity: 72%
    wind speed: 4 mph SW
    wind gusts: 9 mph
     
  • Upcoming Events

    June 2022
    Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    May 29, 2022 May 30, 2022 May 31, 2022 June 1, 2022 June 2, 2022 June 3, 2022 June 4, 2022
    June 5, 2022 June 6, 2022 June 7, 2022 June 8, 2022 June 9, 2022 June 10, 2022 June 11, 2022
    June 12, 2022 June 13, 2022 June 14, 2022 June 15, 2022 June 16, 2022 June 17, 2022 June 18, 2022
    June 19, 2022 June 20, 2022 June 21, 2022 June 22, 2022 June 23, 2022 June 24, 2022 June 25, 2022
    June 26, 2022 June 27, 2022 June 28, 2022 June 29, 2022 June 30, 2022 July 1, 2022 July 2, 2022
  • Recent Posts

  • Contact Us

    Ph/Fax: 605.796.4221
    Email: swj4221@icloud.com

    PO BOX 218
    Woonsocket, SD 57385
  • Archives