2017-04-27 / Obituaries

Roylance Mayry

Roylance Arvid Mayry, 80, of Sault Ste. Marie, passed away Thursday morning, April 20, 2017, at Tendercare Nursing Home.

He was born April 26, 1936, to Arvid and Hilja (nee Ruona) Mayry in Sault Ste. Marie.

Mr. Mayry was graduated from Rudyard High School in 1954. He later earned a bachelor’s degree from Michigan Technological University.

He was employed as president of Rudyard Bank for many years.

Mr. Mayry was a member of the Rudyard Lions Club and St. James Lutheran Church, where he played organ for more than 28 years.

He loved to golf and play his music. He enjoyed hunting and going on an annual canoe trip.

He is survived by numerous cousins.

Mr. Mayry was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service was held Monday, April 24, at noon at St. James Lutheran Church in Rudyard with Pastor Matt Lamb officiating. Visitation was from 11 a.m. to time of the service at the church.

Interment will be at Kinross Lakeview Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Hearthside Assisted Living, 1501 West 6th Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783.

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