Howard Jay Hoyt
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Howard Jay Hoyt, age 89, of Kalamazoo, MI passed away peacefully at Upjohn Community Care Center on Saturday, March 23, 2013. He was born on May 11, 1923 in Lafayette, where he grew up and graduated high school in 1941. After serving his country during WW II, he continued his education and graduated from Purdue University in 1949. Howard had a long and distinguished 36-year career at Consumers Power Company.
Interment Mt. Ever-Rest Cemetery. Members of his family include a son, James "Jim" J. Hoyt; 2 daughters: Jacalyn "Jacki" Hoyt-Dunsheath and Cheryl D. McCallum; and a grandson, Shaun McCallum. He is also survived by two sisters: Harriet Walkup and Dorothy Perigo; sister-in-law, Thelma Hoyt; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death in 2002 by his wife of 53 years, Dottie; one brother, Jess L. Hoyt Jr.; sons-in-law John McCallum and Kevin Dunsheath. Please visit Howard's personal web page at www.lifestorynet.com where you can read his Life Story, share a favorite memory or photo, and sign his online guestbook. Memorial Contributions may be made to the
or Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Apr. 13 to Apr. 14, 2013