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Howard Hoy

August 19, 1931 October 18, 2014
Howard Hoy
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Obituary for Howard Hoy

Howard H. Hoy, 83, of rural Redfield, Iowa passed away October 18, 2014 at his home. Graveside services will be held 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in the Wiscotta Cemetery, rural Redfield, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 21 at the Johnson Family Funeral Home in Dexter. Memorials may be made to the Howard Hoy Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of Johnson Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at

Howard was born August 19, 1931 in De Soto, Iowa to Edward J. and Maude (Moore) Hoy. He grew up on a farm outside of Redfield and graduated from Redfield High School. Howard was united in marriage to Patty L. Schleiffarth on March 8, 1958 in Earlham and together they became the proud parents of two sons, Randy and Tom. After their marriage they settled on the family farm outside of Redfield where Howard farmed and raised livestock his entire life. Howard was a member of the Redfield Christian Church. He enjoyed raising livestock, farming, reading, eating ice cream, and spending time with his family and friends.

Howard is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Maude Hoy, one son, Tom Hoy in 1984, siblings, Kenneth Hoy, Galen Hoy, Irvin Hoy, Gretchen Radakovich, and Darlene Robinson.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Pat Hoy of Redfield; son Randy Hoy of Redfield; Grandchildren, Nathan (Kristina) Fritz and their children, Ava and Ethan; Rachel Hoy and Katherine Hoy; one sister, Eleanor Martin of West Des Moines and a host of other family and friends all of whom will miss him greatly. (Arrangements: Johnson Family Funeral Home – Dexter chapel).

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6:00 PM 10/21/2014 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/21/2014 8:00:00 PM
Johnson Family Funeral Home - Dexter

814 Wash Ave. Box 57
Dexter, IA 50070

Johnson Family Funeral Home - Dexter
814 Wash Ave. Box 57 Dexter 50070 IA
United States





10:30 AM 10/22/2014 10:30:00 AM
Wiscotta Cemetery

Rural Redfield, IA 50233

Full military honors will be rendered at the cemetery.

Wiscotta Cemetery
Rural Redfield 50233 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Wiscotta Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rural Redfield, IA 50233

Rural Redfield 50233 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Howard Hoy Memorial Fund

Memorials may be sent in care of Johnson Family Funeral Home.

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