She was born October 1, 1938, in Industry, Illinois to the late, George Samuel and Francis McClain Farr. She married Lyle Dean Royer on December 23, 1957, in Colchester, Illinois. Della was a life member of the American Legion Libertyville, Illinois Post and was of the Methodist faith. She loved quilting, knitting and crocheting. Della was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Lyle Royer of Gamaliel; two sons, Mark Royer of Bloomfield, Indiana and Sid Royer of Gamaliel; a sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Richard Douglas of Pennsylvania; five grandchildren, Heather Halverson of Boulder, Colorado, Emily Royer of Windsor, Colorado, Alicia Morris and Bryant Royer, both of Mountain Home and Christopher Royer of Gamaliel and five great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, November 12, 2012, at Conner-Hankins Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The funeral will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be private under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.