Sally A. Boyce, age 73, of Helena, passed away April 8, 2014 in Helena with her family by her side.
Sally Ann (Jordan) Boyce was born August 15, 1940 in San Diego, CA to Wes and Helen (Randall) Jordan. She was the youngest of their four children and only daughter. She graduated in 1959 from Abraham Lincoln High School in San Diego.
Sally married Bill D. Wilkinson in January of 1962 and had four children, Kathy, Ginger, Dean, and Mickey. In 1980, she moved to Eureka, MT with her children where she met the love of her life, John Q. Boyce. Together in 1982, they moved to Three Forks, MT, and were married in February of 1987. They later settled in Helena where they bought a boat and trailer and would travel to Searchlight, NV to spend winters fishing there and summers fishing at Canyon Ferry. She loved to fish, hunt, tend to flowers in her yard, do puzzles and play cards.
Sally was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Katherine Wilkinson; a brother, Don Jordan; her parents, Wes and Helen (Randall) Jordan; step-daughter, Vickie; and her husband, John Q. Boyce in December of 2013.
Sally is survived by her brothers, Red (Donna) Jordan of California and Mick (Sue) Jordan of California; children, Ginger Parsons of Pony, MT, Dean Wilkinson of Three Forks, MT, and Mickey (Dru) Zeiger of Three Forks, MT; step-children, Kathy (Tim) Hamner and family of California, Ken Boyce of California, Donna Bolts and family of Texas, and the Vickie Johnson family of Kalispell, MT; her grandchildren, Michael Parsons of Oregon, Joshua, Josie, and Jacob Zeiger of Three Forks, MT, and Justin Wilkinson of Texas; a great-grandchild, Tristan Wilkinson (Kaske) of Texas; and many close friends along the way.
A Graveside Service is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Montana State Veterans Cemetery, Ft. Harrison. A gathering will be held after the service at the Montana Nugget Casino.
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