Bolduc, Loys Gilley|
Loys Gilley Bolduc age 92, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt died peacefully with her family at her side on November 15, 2016. Loys was born to Charles and Margaret Barbian Gilley in Cold Spring, Minnesota on February 23, 1924. She married Thomas Joseph Bolduc on October 13, 1956 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They were best friends and shared a loving marriage for 53 years. They moved to Phoenix in 1962 where they raised their four children. Loys is survived by her son Jeffrey Thomas Bolduc, daughters, Maria Wright (Forrest), Michele Bolduc and Jeanne Bolduc Horger (Curtis). Grandchildren Kristin Chapman, Aaron Rodgers (Tari), Madison, Curtis (CJ), Michaela and Mason Horger. Great-grandchildren Donovan, Daunte, Caynan, Bailey and Landon. She is also survived by sister-in-law Kathryn Foss (William deceased), sister-in-law Betty Marie Gilley (ElRoy deceased), and many loving nieces and nephews. Loys was preceded in death by her husband Thomas Joseph Bolduc, first husband Jerome Dillon Ruff, her mother and father and sisters Alice Irvine (John), Ione (Oney) Ahsenmaucher (Leonard), Grace Kellner (Alex), Vera Weber (Eddie), Peggy Helmer (Tom), and brother ElRoy Charles Gilley. Loys will be remembered for her great love of family and her dedication to her church and community where she gave generously of her talents and time. Memorial mass will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday November 29, 2016 at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 330 W. Coral Gables Dr., Phoenix AZ 85023. Reception to follow in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to St. Vincent de Paul or
, Sherman Home. Visit www.hansenmortuary.com for condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Nov. 20, 2016