William Otto Boyke, 81, of Gladwin passed away March 4, 2015 at the Mid-Michigan Medical Center-Midland after a brief illness with his family by his side. Mr. Boyke was born January 18, 1934 in Metz to the late Otto and Margaret (Schroeder) Boyke.
Mr. Boyke is survived by three children, Autom (Todd) McLean of Gladwin, Crystal Boyke of Rogers City and Billy Ray Boyke of Harrison; 12 grandchildren, Angela Boyke, Tara Allen, Heith Boyke, Joseph Boyke, Josi Schuessler, Chantelle McLean, Amanda Smith, Jacob Boyke, Andrew Budnik, Isabella Smith, Dakota McLean and Kacee Boyke; three great-grandsons,; five great-granddaughters; a great-great-grandson; brothers and sisters, Delene Brege of Rogers City, Ardele Boyke of Roseville, Lois Golasinski of Roseville, Phyllis Hepburn of Alpena, Marilyn Odell of Roseville, Darhl Boyke of Warren and Virgil Boyke of Davison. Besides his parents Mr. Boyke is preceded in death by two brothers, James Boyke and Larry Boyke; and a sister Gloria Hafener.
Services for Mr. Boyke will be held at 1 p.m. March 21 at Sisson Funeral Home with the Rev. Tony Reynolds officiating. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of service.