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Toft Funeral Home and Crematory
2001 Columbus Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-8816

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Della M. Boyer 78, Sandusky, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Firelands Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Toller, KY on September 23, 1935.

Della was employed by Union Chain for 21 years and Barr Rubber for 16 years. She was a member of the V.F.W. Post 2529 auxiliary, Sandusky Eagles, Aerie #444, and the Amvets Post 17, auxiliary.

She is survived by her daughter, Virginia Mae (William R.) Thompson, Mentor, OH; son, Bernard Lewis Steible, Jr., Sandusky; several grandchildren; sisters, Juanita Duncan, Doris Gartner, and Lou Knerr; brothers, Bob, Dennis, John, Richard and Charles; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lanzie Boyer; parents, Columbus and Enos (Collins) Gillman; son, Joseph Michael Steible; sisters, Gladys Burgura and Wanda Bruce.

Friends may call on Thursday, March 6, 2014, from 3-5 and 7-9 P.M. in the Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 A.M. in the funeral home, with Larry Fearing , officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. Following the committal services at the cemetery, the family invites everyone to join them at the Sandusky Eagles for a luncheon.

Memorial contributions in Della's name may be made to Cancer Services of Erie County, 505 W. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870. Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be made to the family by visiting