Former Harvard resident, Harlan F. Boyce, 77, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021, at the Westfield Quality Care, Aurora, NE.
Graveside service will be Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 2 pm at the Harvard Cemetery, Harvard, NE with Pastor Dave Johnson officiating. There will be no visitation or book signing. Apfel Funeral Home, Harvard is in care of the family.
Memorials may be given to the family.
Harlan was born October 21, 1943, to Elwin and Mary (Kirby) in Ord, NE. He graduated from the Ord High School in 1943. Harlan married Linda Stevenson and together they had three children. Harlan and Linda later divorced. In 1986 Harlan moved to Harvard, NE, and did custom grain hauling and trucking for local farmers, Hannebawm Grain and Aurora Coop.
Harlan enjoyed refurbishing antique machinery, listening to polka music, watching football and wrestling.
Harlan is survived by three children, Danny (Lisa) Boyce of Polk, NE, Jimmy (Brook) Boyce of North Bend, NE, and Tammy Varela of Harvard, 10 grandchildren, sister, Luella (Dennis) Pavlik, of Omaha, brothers, Jerome Boyce, of Omaha and Harold (Virginia) Boyce of Ord and many nieces and nephews, friend, Jerry Schmidt of Harvard.