Ina Mae Byers

Posted April 17, 2013 at 11:12 am


Dec. 27, 1927 – April 11, 2013

Ina Mae Byers, 85, of Monticello, died Thursday, April 11, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

A memorial service was held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, April 15, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Anamosa.  A visitation was held at 10:30 a.m. prior to the service.  In mom’s memory, please dress casually.

Ina was born Dec. 27, 1927 in Central City, Iowa, the daughter of Frank and Mable (Nash) Boyles.  She graduated from Anamosa High School.  Ina served as a nurse in the United States Navy.  She married Robert Paul Byers in 1953, and he preceded her in death in 1995.

Ina is survived by her four daughters: Victoria (Darrell) Smith, Barbara (Delbert) Loop, Shirley Byers and Carol (Aaron) First; grandchildren: Greg, Jeromy, and Blake Lingafelter, Allen Hubbard, Melissa Loop-Anderson, Jessica Byers, Michael and Rick Sutherland, Lindsy and Danielle First; 10 great- grandchildren; brothers: Jack and William “Bill” Boyles.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; son, William “Bill” Byers; granddaughter, Rachael Lingafelter; sisters: Eloise Collins and Laura (Kate) Boyle.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Luke’s Hospice.

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