MARGARET ELIZABETH BOYD

Margaret Elizabeth Boyd, better known as Betty, was born on June 25, 1926 to Margaret & Roy Wheat in Seattle. She passed away peacefully in her home at Brookdale in Mill Creek, Washington on July 27, 2017.

She is survived by three adult children: Susan (Earl) Goshorn, Gary Curtis, and Donald Curtis. She is also survived by four granddaughters, Patricia Perry, Sherry Maxx, Lori Mitchell & Jenna Curtis, & eight great grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by her youngest son, Johnny Geldrich in 1977 and her husband Robert Boyd in 2008.

Betty was the eldest of six Wheat children. She is survived by her brothers Roy John Jr., (Buck) & his wife Dee Wheat, Bill Wheat & his wife Rosalie, Larry Wheat, her sisters Roberta (Jim) Taipale, and Gerry (Wheat) Eagle

Betty graduated from Bothell High in 1944, lived in California and the Bothell area during her married life. She and her late husband Bob moved back to the Bothell area permanently in 2006. Betty was involved with the Northshore Senior Center helping people with improving their memory. She loved playing pinochle with her friends at Green Acres and Brookdale. Betty was loved by many friends and family members.

A Service will be held at Purdy & Walters at Floral Hills

409 Filbert Road

Lynnwood, WA 98036

Sunday, August 13, 2017

1 PM in the afternoon

Viewing from 9 AM— noon Sunday the same day.


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