Rev. Ivan C. Bys passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2015.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 31 at the First United Methodist Church, Tahlequah, OK.
Rev. Bys served in Iowa at Mineral Ridge-Mackey; Norwalk; Lanesboro; Carroll; Perry; Waterloo, Grace; Osceola-Woodburn and Des Moines, Staves. He retired in 1980.
Survivors include his sons: Neil of San Antonio, TX; Evan of Garland, TX and Roger of Gurnee, IL; daughter, Deanna Bothwell of Billings, MT and foster-daughter, Bobi Woodin of Creston, IA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Tahlequah FUMC, 300 W Delaware, Tahlequah, OK 74464 (Ivan Bys Memorial Fund).