Myrtle Laura (Greenlee) Bard, a long-time resident of the Rochester area, died Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Golden Living Center East.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father and two siblings.

Born Aug. 2, 1923, in Perry, Iowa., she married Richard Bard on Dec. 20, 1942.

She is survived by her husband; four children, Gregory Bard, Douglas Bard, James and Richard Bard II; and nine grandchildren.

She worked for 20 years in Medical Graphics at Mayo Clinic. She earned her Associate Degree from Rochester Community College and She retired in 1990. She enjoyed her family and traveled extensively. She enjoyed her rug-hooking hobby and loved to reminisce with friends and family.

A graveside services will be held at a later date In Perry, Iowa

Memorial gifts may be made to the Mayo Clinic Hospice, which provided great comfort for Myrtle and her family during her final days.