Elroy E. Boltz, age 85, of Sun City, AZ, formerly of Howard Lake, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
He was born May 8, 1927, in Howard Lake, the son of Herman and Matia (Wolff) Boltz.
Elroy served in the US Navy during World War II.
He worked at the Howard Lake Post Office until retirement, and was also a barber in Howard Lake.
Elroy moved to Arizona in 1978.
He especially enjoyed hunting for small and large game, including deer, elk, and bear.
Elroy is survived by his wife of 59 years, Eleanor; special son Tim Primus (Debra); grandchildren, Tyler Primus and Paul Primus (Katy); and special friend Ozzie Lowel, who was like a brother to him.
There will be graveside services at the Howard Lake Cemetery in the spring. Memorial donations are suggested to the American Heart Association.
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