Hugh S. Boyle, 66, of Rockford, Illinois passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2012. Born on December 1, 1945 in Dodgeville, Wisconsin, the son of Hugh and Hazel (Schultz) Boyle; married Kathleen Brunt in 1971. He was a 30-year employee of the U.S. Postal Service, retiring in 2007, and served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He was a die hard Packer, Brewer and Badger fan who also enjoyed cooking, especially his famous corned beef cabbage. He was a member of the American Legion on Broadway where he enjoyed the company of his fellow legionnaires.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; sons, Matthew (Tsugako) Boyle and Patrick (Shantel) Boyle; daughter, Megan (Jim) Gade; three grandchildren, Ian, Shawn and Wyatt; and his animal companions, Molly and Muffy. Predeceased by his parents and sister, Mary Fortner.
Funeral service will be at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 with a visitation from 11:00 until service time in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Rockford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Road. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family.