Alice Lenore OYLER
Alice Lenore (Boyle), 88,
died peacefully from Alzheimer's Disease on September 16, 2012. She was
born on October 6, 1923 in San Pedro, Ca. to Elmer Edwin Boyle and Alice
Ann (Shill) Boyle. Lenore was preceded in death by her husband Richard
by 3 days. She was raised in Arizona and Nevada and attended schools in
both states, finishing High School at Mesa Union High School in Mesa,
Lenore enlisted as a Wave in the
U.S. Navy in August 1944 and was stationed in
New York City, N.Y. and San Diego, CA. She was honorably discharged from
the Navy November, 1945. While serving in San Diego she met Richard
Oyler who would become her devoted husband. They married on July 21,
1945. Lenore and Richard made their first home in Lone Pine, CA. and
remained there for 25 years. She was active in P.T.A. and other
community affairs. She was also a member of the Daughters of Utah
Lenore was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day
Saints and served faithfully throughout her life. She loved teaching
gospel lessons and was a talented chorister for many years. She loved
genealogy and researched much to gather ancestor's names for her
posterity. She, along with her husband, served a full time Mission for
the church in both Palau Micronesia, and Boston Mass.
During Lenore's teenage years she learned and mastered the use of her
mother's Singer treadle sewing machine. She was a masterful seamstress
and could produce anything from costumes and
clothing to draperies and linens.
Lenore's legacy to her family was her caring, loving role as Mother. She
cooked thousands of delicious meals for her children and friends and
anyone else who happened to be in the house.
Lenore is survived by her 3 daughters, Sherman Dorsey (Jim), Garnett
Jorgensen (Brent), Debra Meyer (Kim); 3 sons Grant Oyler (Chris),
Richard G. Oyler, and Bryan Oyler (Susan); 23 grandchildren and 17
Memorial service will be held at the LDS Church, 470 Camino San
Clemente, San Clemente, CA 92672, Saturday September 22, 2012 at 10:00
AM. Interment at the National
Cemetery at Miramar in San Diego. In lieu of
flowers, donations can be made to
Richard Faustinas Oyler, age 88, died peacefully from Congestive Heart
Failure on September 13, 2012. He was born November 30, 1923 in Dunbar,
Nebraska to Sherman Grant Oyler and Lenora Jeanette (Phelan) Oyler. Richard
grew up in Glendale, Ca. where he attended local schools and graduated from
Glendale High School.
Richard enlisted in the U.S. Navy in July, 1941 at age 17. He served aboard
the USS Curtiss 4 years and was honorably discharged in January, 1947.
Richard was a Pearl Harbor Survivor. Richard met Alice Lenore Boyle while
both were serving in the Navy and stationed in San Diego, Ca. They dated and
danced at Camp Elliott and married on July 21, 1945 in Lehi, AZ.
Richard and Lenore settled in Lone Pine California for 25 years. While in
Lone Pine, he was employed as Inyo County Treasurer and Recorder and was
President of both of those State Associations from 1955-1956, California
State Inheritance Referee and eventually owned a Private Insurance and Real
Estate Business. Richard was active in Community service and served terms as
president of the Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club and was active in many
other civic and community organizations as well. After a move to San
Clemente in 1977, Richard and Lenore purchased Décor Center, a local
flooring and drapery business for 12 years. He and mother remained in San
Clemente for 35 years.
Richard converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in
1949. He was a faithful, true convert who served willingly and lovingly in
many leadership roles for 63 years. He was an avid genealogist who
researched thousands of family names and along with his wife served as full
time missionaries in both Palau Micronesia, and Boston, Mass.
Richards legacy to his family are the lessons he taught by example. He loved
unconditionally. All who knew him became friends and he made everyone feel
better about themselves. Richard's devotion to his wife Lenore was constant,
true and unfailing. He was survived by Lenore for 3 short days. They ares
also survived by daughters, Sherman Dorsey(Jim), Garnett Jorgensen (Brent),
Debra Meyer (Kim), and sons Grant Oyler (Chris), Richard G. Oyler, and Bryan
Oyler (Susan), 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Memorial service will be held at the LDS Church, 470 Camino San Clemente,
San Clemente, CA 92672, Saturday September 22, 2012 at 10:00am. Interment at
the National Cemetery at Miramar in San Diego. In lieu of flowers, donations
can be made to Family Assistance Ministries (FAM) in San Clemente, CA.