Albert “‘Al'” Boylan, Sr.

Albert “‘Al

of Otsego, MI
Birthplace: Otsego, MI

October 16, 1929 -- January 14, 2011

Monday, January 17, 2011 From 5-8 P.M.
Winkel Funeral Home (directions)
207 E. Allegan St.
P.O. Box 165
Otsego, MI 49078
Ph: (269) 692-2721

Time: January 18, 2011 at 11:00 AM
First Baptist Church (directions)
1290 M-40 S.
Allegan, MI 49010
Ph: (269) 673-5683

Albert ‘Al’ Boylan passed away Friday, January 14, 2011. Mr. Boylan was born October 16, 1929 the son of James and Julia (Thorp) Boylan. Al worked as a welder for E & B Machine in Otsego where he retired as a supervisor. He was a jack of all trades working in the paper mill, as a welder for landscape forms, driving trucks, working for civil defense and the sheriff reserves. He loved working on cars and called himself a shade tree mechanic. Al enjoyed helping people, above all else Al’s family was very important to him. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Allegan. On July 3, 1949 in Allegan he married Charlotte Watson, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons and 4 daughters, Albert Jr. (Faith) Boylan of Grandville, John (Juanita) Boylan of Plainwell, Beth (Royal) Thayer of Otsego, Anne (Todd) Peck of Three Rivers, Susan (William) Miner of Otsego, Pauline (Phillip) Green of Otsego; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Irene Dendel and Eileen Davis. Al was preceded in death by a son, James; brothers, George, James, Irvin and Gerald and sisters Tressa Vote and Virginia Faucher. Friends may meet with Al’s family Monday from 5-8 P.M. at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 A.M. at the First Baptist Church of Allegan with Pastor Greg Carlson officiating. Private family burial will follow at a later time. Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Allegan or Kids Hope USA.

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