May 24, 1932 – April 14, 2018
Rosa K. Boyd, age 85, of Columbus, Georgia, passed away on April 14, 2018. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm and from10:00 am until 10:50 am on Wednesday; Funeral services will be held at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 11:00 am. Burial will be private.
Rosa was born on May 24, 1932 in Munich, Germany; the daughter of Eduard Kreuzpantner and Maria Scharff Kreuzpantner. She was raised and educated in Germany through high school. She met and married Daniel Boyd on July 12, 1951, and became a loving and devoted military wife and mother. She hosted a German Bible Study class providing others the opportunity to learn of Christ and his teachings and enjoy learning and conversing in their native language. Rosa enjoyed gardening, baking, and being a homemaker, Mother, and Grandmother. She was a member of Evangel Temple for over 40 years.
Those that preceded her in death are her parents; her loving husband, Daniel Boyd; and two Sons-in-Law, David Moon and Ricky Crain. Survivors include; a son Eduard H. (Sharon) Boyd, two daughters, Kathi Moon, Monika Crain; a sister Marianne Stiers; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.shcolumbus.com for the Boyd family.
- Eduard H. (Sharon) Boyd, Son
- Kathi Moon, Daughter
- Monika Crain, Daughter
- Marianne Stiers, Sister
- Mrs. Boyd also leaves behind six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
- Visitation of Family and Friends Tuesday, April 17, 2018
- Visitation of Family and Friends Wednesday, April 18, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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April 18, 2018
Oh the sweet wonderful memories that I have of Rosa...the Christmas cookies that she made every year, her German buttercream birthday cakes, her strawberry New Year's punch, the little crochet crosses and hearts that she put in birthday and Christmas cards...and her laugh...she had the most awesome laugh that could make the whole room smile! When I was younger, she could keep me listening for hours with stories of her childhood. Rosa had a beautiful, pure heart, and was such a sweet and loving friend to our family, especially to my mother. She had a great sense of humor and never had a cruel thing to say about anyone. If this world had more beautiful souls like Rosa's...we will miss her until we meet again. Continuing thoughts and prayers for her family and friends.
April 17, 2018
Our Mom was the best Mother in the world! If you needed anything all you had to do was ask. When we were young, she would make all our Barbies clothes, for my sister and I she made us doll birthday cakes. They had the full lace icing for the 👗. It was beautiful. Our Brother Ed always kept mom laughing, she had a great laugh. And even though she had a hard life coming up, and illnesses throughout her life, she was so strong, and her laughter and happiness was contagious. Everyone that met my Mom, loved her and she loved them. We are going to miss our Mother more than we can say. But we know she is with God and our Dad, and everyone before her. And she is whole again, no pain anymore. Love you always, and forever in our hearts. ❤️❤️❤️