Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Bernard S. "Red" Hoying, age 88, of Celina, Ohio, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
Red was born July 23, 1928 in McCartyville, to the late Bernard & Anna (Baumer) Hoying. He married Rita Hess on August 10, 1957, and she survives in Coldwater.
He is also survived by three children, Ken & Karen Hoying of Coldwater, Ron & Linda Hoying of Celina, and Sharon & Mark Francis of New Bremen, seven grandchildren: Laura, Adam, Megan, Emily, Megan, Eric, and Craig, and three great grandchildren: Ava, Everett, and Olivia. Red is survived by a sister Marilyn & Dennis Ross of Kettering, and sisters in-law: Janet Hoying of Anna, Henrietta Hoying of McCartyville, and Mary Hess of Coldwater.
He was preceded in death by siblings: Delores & Harold Bensman, Wilfred Hoying, Wilbur Hoying, an infant sister Norma Hoying, and in-laws: Urban & Adella Hess, Bertha & Ernest Beckstedt, Monica & Gregor Grevenkamp, Jerome & Eleanor Hess, Victor Hess, and Arthur & Addy Hess.
He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Montezuma, the Holy Name Society, and was a former member of the church choir. He was also a member of the Knights of St. John, Maria Stein, and retired from Goodyear Tire in St. Marys.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 5, 2017 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Montezuma. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery, Montezuma.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday and from 9 a.m. until 9:45 a.m. on Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home–Coldwater.
Memorials contributions may be made to the Maria Stein Shrine.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.