Friday, May 30th, 2008
Former Minster resident Paul F. Hoying, 85, of Sidney, died at 4:30 p.m. May 28, 2008, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Sidney.
He was born May 8, 1923, in St. Patrick, to Julius and Johanna Wuebker Hoying. On Aug. 25, 1948, he married Marjorie A. Monnin, who survives in Sidney.
Other survivors are three sons, Dan (Julie), Tustin, Calif., Ron (Becky), Piqua, and Ken (Diane), Pataskala; two daughters, Kathy Treen (Russ Liles), Belle Center, and Patricia Hamberg, Anna; four brothers, Robert (Mary Ann), Fort Loramie, Cliff (Lois), Sidney, Tom (Lucy), Wapakoneta, and Ludwig (Theckla), Anna; two brothers-in-law, Norris Monnier, Sidney, and Jack McClelland, Las Vegas, Nev.; 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son-in-law, Michael Parke; a brother, Carl; two sisters, Alma Kerber McClelland and Ruthie Monnier; and two sisters-in-law, Dorothy and Martha.
He was retired from the maintenance department at Wilson Memorial Hospital and was a real estate agent for Wagner Realty, Sidney. He also had worked at the former Wentz Chevrolet and Westerheide Construction in Sidney. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion, both in Sidney. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific. He was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, McCartyville.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Patrick Welsh officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery with military honors by the American Legion.
Calling is 1-6 p.m. Sunday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, where a prayer service will be conducted at 5:45 p.m. by the K of C, and 9-10 a.m. Monday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church building fund.