"The Blade", Saturday, Sept. 2, 1978, 2-14-1: William J. Boyd, 83, of 3646 McGregor Lane, died Friday in Lake Park Nursing Care Center, Sylvania, where he had been a patient for several months. He was a landscaper for Ottawa Hills Memorial Park, retiring in 1965. Surviving are his wife, Frances, and brother, John. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the H.H. Birkenkamp Mortuary, Trilby, where the body will be after noon Monday.
"The Blade", Saturday, Dec. 5, 1981, 2-10 5: Mrs. Frances H. Boyd, 87, of 3646 McGregor Lane, died Friday in her home. She was the widow of William J. Boyd. There are no immediate survivors. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the H.H. Birkenkamp Mortuary, Trillby, where the body will be aftr (sic) 2 p.m. Sunday.
William and Frances did have a son, William C., but he died of bronchial pneumonia within 4 months of his birth. The son's death cert is online at http://www.familysearch.org/http://www.familysearch.org/.