Evans Funeral Home

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New Rockford and Carrington, North Dakota
701.947.2911 or 701.652.3003



Emery F. Hoyt

Emery F. Hoyt, age 72, of McHenry, ND, died Monday, April 23, 2012, at his home under the care of Presentation Hospice of Carrington.

Emery Frederick Hoyt was born on October 9, 1939, the son of Fred and Agnes (Hoggarth) Hoyt at home in Paradise Township, rural McHenry, ND.  He attended rural school at Paradise #4 near McHenry and was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.

On August 15, 1964, Emery was united in marriage to Jeanne Christofferson at Valley Grove Lutheran Church at Kloten, ND. They lived on a farm near McHenry where he raised purebred Hereford cattle, raised horses, and farmed small grains. Emery later worked for Rustad Farms of Kindred, ND, drove truck, did custom farm work, and worked several years for Landis Farms of Larimore, ND.

He was a member of the Quarter Mile Racing Club in Carrington. Emery enjoyed car racing, hunting, fishing, trapping, roping, horseback riding, breaking horses, antiques, playing cards, music and dancing. He had a love of rodeo, both attending and watching! Emery loved visiting with family and friends.

Emery is survived by his wife Jeanne; one daughter Jodi Hoyt and two granddaughters, Kaia and Annika Endrud, all of Moorhead, MN; two sisters, Gladys Walen, Cooperstown, ND and Delores (Arnold) Haugland, Jamestown, ND; three brothers, Duwayne (Gladys) Hoyt and Vernon (Sheila) Hoyt, both of McHenry, ND,  and Edgar (Janice) Hoyt, Mayville, ND.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Betty Jane Hoyt and Verna Walen; two brothers-in-law, Andrew Walen and Milton Walen.


FUNERAL SERVICE: Our Savior's Lutheran Church, McHenry, ND

DATE AND TIME: Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 11:00AM

BURIAL: Bethlehem Cemetery, McHenry, ND

Posted Condolences:



Name: Arlen and Lila Bratger

Date: 4/28/12

Message: You are in our thoughts in your time of sadness. please feel free to call even late at night, if you need someone to talk to.


Name: Denise Larson Leapaldt

Date: 4/26/12

Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you, Jeanne and Jodi, during this sad time for your family.


Name: Garry and Sue Overby

Date: 4-26-12

Message: Very sorry to hear of Ems death. God bless you and your family



Name: Lois Larson

Date: April 25, 2012

Message: Deepest Sympathy..Em will be greatly missed.  I enjoyed all my visits with Em when he was my patient, and I will miss him. Lois

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