Rowena Christensen Boyle, 97, died April 10, 2012, in St. George, Utah. She was born in Provo, Utah, on Oct. 22, 1914, the daughter of Harold D. and Catherine Needham Christensen. She married William Sydney Boyle on Aug. 15, 1937, in Provo, Utah.
She was an accomplished violinist and pianist who taught many generations of music students. Along with her husband, Sid, she enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. Together they served for many years as volunteers at the public library in Logan, Utah. Rowena was also active in the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers.
She is survived by her three children, Ann Boyle Grant of San Luis Obispo, Calif., William Sydney Boyle Jr. of University Place, Wash., and Donald James Boyle (Susan) of Ivins, Utah; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Sid.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2012, at the LDS chapel at 65 E. Center St. in Hyde Park, Utah. A viewing for friends and family will be held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to services at the chapel. Interment will follow the service at Hyde Park Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of SereniCare Funeral Home,1-800-945-9723.
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