Monday, March 12th, 2012
Dorothy J. Hoying, 88, Sidney, died at 11:40 a.m. March 9, 2012, at Fair Haven Shelby County Home.
She was born Nov. 14, 1923, in Mercer County to Joseph and Celcia Bruening Frey. On Sept. 24, 1947, she married Herbert G. Hoying, who survives.
Also surviving are four children, John C. (Jan) Hoying, Celina, Karen A. (Fred) Kautman, Decorah, Iowa, and Gary V. (Kathleen) Hoying and Alan F. (Kim) Hoying, all of Sidney; five siblings, Walter (Bernice) Frey, Osgood, Marion (Walter) Braun and Betty (Cy) Overman, all of Maria Stein, Marilyn Homan, Coldwater, and Alberta (Willard) Bruns, Celina; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are four siblings, Lucille Bergman and Ralph, Alvin and Vernon Frey; and one granddaughter.
She retired as a cook from Sidney City Schools in 1988. She was a 64-year-member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, Sidney, and its Altar Society. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and a member of the Sidney Veterans of Foreign Wars.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Daniel Hess officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at Cromes Funeral Home, Sidney.
Memorials may be made to Holy Angels School, Lehman Catholic High School Foundation, Holy Angels Catholic Church and Fair Haven Shelby County.
Condolences may be left at cromesfh.com.