A. Boyd Elliott, age 83 of Brainerd, died on January 21, 2013.
Boyd was born on August 8, 1929 to Edward & Evelyn (Lockard) Elliott in Luverne, Minnesota. He is a veteran of the US Army, serving during the Korean War. Boyd married the love of his life, Arleen Polson on October 31, 1959. The marriage was blessed with two daughters. Boyd enjoyed
wine making, bowling, wood carving, gardening and going on mystery trips with his wife. He was a life member of the American Legion, VFW and a long-time member of the Moose Lodge. Boyd was a member of First Lutheran Church for 46 years.
He is survived by wife of 53 years, Arleen; daughters, Jonette (Tom) Tschida of St. Cloud, Arliss (Terry) Opatz; grandchildren, Jon (Samantha Lyness) Tschida, Kelcie Tschida, Kevin Opatz, and Lindsay Opatz: niece, Menzie (Bill) Aikman; nephew, Elliott, (Vicki) Dewar.
Boyd was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Roxie Dewar. A Memorial Service will be on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11AM at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd, with visitation one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.
Interment will be at the Minnesota State Veteran Cemetery.