Douglas Lee Boyum, 79

Douglas Lee Boyum, 79, passed away at 8:55 p.m. on Nov. 22, 2018, at Manor Court, Clinton, Illinois.

Doug was born August 10, 1939, in Rushford, the son of Arnold and Helen (Lee) Boyum. He married Regina (Geney) Tally on July 13, 1961, in Springfield, Ill.

He is survived by his wife, Geney; three daughters -- Mikki (Brian) Pruser, Clinton, Ill.; Stevi (Keith) Godin, Port St. Joe, Fla.; and Andi (Corey) Case, Clinton, Ill.; eight grandchildren -- Paris (P.J.) Brown, Mahx Godin, Sam Godin, Jake Godin, Faith Pruser, Mikah Maduzie, Lukah Case and Callahan Case; three great-grandchildren; and his uncle and aunt Walter and Joyce Lee, Rushford.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Doug served in the U.S. Navy for four years after high school graduation before beginning an apprenticeship with the Operating Engineers Local 965 from which he retired in 2000.

Doug enjoyed rebuilding antique cars, riding motorcycles and watching the Chicago Cubs.

He had a wonderful sense of humor and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

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