BOYD IVIN HOGGAN

Boyd Ivin Hoggan, 85, long time Bellevue resident, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2020. Born in Burley, Idaho, on May 7, 1934, Boyd was the long awaited first son, and seventh child, of Ivin and Elizabeth Ann Ririe Hoggan.

After graduating from Burley High School, Boyd attended Utah State University as a member of the football team for two years before serving a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Britain.

Shortly after his return in August 1956, he fell in love with Norma Dianne Holt and they were married in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple on June 12, 1957. He was stationed in Washington DC for the first years of their marriage and then completed his education at Utah State University before starting his career with Texaco in Mesa, Arizona.

In 1965, Boyd, Dianne and their three children moved to Bellevue when Boyd accepted a job with a military brokerage company. Two more children were born in Bellevue. Boyd’s top priority was his commitment to family and to the Church. He was quick to get acquainted with new friends and eagerly served others. From 1965 to 1986 he was frequently seen at Bellevue School District events supporting his five children.

After retiring, Boyd enjoyed an encore career driving busses for Metro and for the Bellevue School District. Never idle, Boyd always had a building project and could successfully fix just about anything. He loved travel, history, spectator sports and a good chocolate shake.

Boyd is survived by his devoted wife of 62½ years, Dianne, his five children, Kim (Jeff) Malyon, Kathy Hoggan, Karlan (Nelda) Hoggan, Kory (Roseann) Hoggan and Kara (Kirk) Steinberg along with 20 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews whom he considered dear friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 10 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 14536 Main Street, Bellevue. Full obituary found on Flintofts.com


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