Loretta Jean Boyd

July 14, 1943April 24, 2018

Loretta Jean Boyd, 74, of Ypsilanti, MI passed April 24, 2018. She was born July 14, 1943 in Ypsilanti MI, the daughter of Elmer and Ethel King. Loretta attended Ypsilanti schools, moved to Big Rapids where she lived for many years, and then moved to the Lansing area in 2011. She demonstrated an outstanding work ethic and worked at Shelter Workshop for more than 30 years. Loretta loved her family and especially enjoyed family gatherings. She also liked listening to 50's Rock and Roll music.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Jerry, Jim and Eugene. Surviving to cherish her memory are sisters, Sandy (Billy) Bowman, Linda Bailey; sisters-in-law, Judy King, Debbie King; step-parents, Evelyn and Eric Gentile; many nieces and nephews; and friends at the Rorick Home and the Greenfield Home.

The funeral service for Loretta will take place at 2:00 pm Sunday, April 29, 2018 with visitation one hour prior at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 250 E. Washington Street, DeWitt, MI. Fond memories and condolences may be shared at


  • Visitation Sunday, April 29, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, April 29, 2018

Loretta Jean Boyd

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