Harriet Hoyt

Harriet Hoyt

Harriet K. Hoyt of Allegan, MI passed away on Friday, December 7, 2012 in Kalamazoo. Harriet was born October 6, 1946 in Kalamazoo to Sheldon and Marie (Bosma) Stensland. Harriet had worked for Kal-Equip for a short time before starting with Perrigo in Allegan. After 27 years of service Harriet retired in 2006. She enjoyed visiting casinos, knitting, scrapbooking, her cats, being outdoors near the pool in the summer months and working with horses in her earlier years. She had been active with the Otsego Moose Lodge #345, Allegan Eagles Aerie #2315 and the Delton V.F.W. Post #422. Harriet’s greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Surviving are her step-father, Al Tice; children, Leo (Kelli) Moyer of Gobles, Ray (Cathie) Moyer of Hopkins, Teresa (Mike) Botma of Pierson and Brian (Jill) Moyer of Sears; her companion of 16 years David Hendges; 14 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren with another due soon; siblings, Annie (Willie) Mansfield of Kendall, Ben (Evelyn) Klaassen of Gobles, Klaas (Sandy) Klaassen of Kalamazoo and Carol (Les) Johnson of Mendon; and by many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and by her sister Helen Stark.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 2-4 and from 6-8pm at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego where services will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday. Burial will follow at Kendall Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of Harriet may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com

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  1. Scott Moyer says:

    Miss you and love you!! We are thinking of you

  2. Mary (Brokus) Clawson says:

    I am really sorry to hear of Harriet’s passing. I used to work with her at Perrigo’s many years ago. May she rest in peace and may you hold all your memories close to your heart.

  3. Benita Scheele says:

    We will miss you, Aunt Harriet!

    Our love and prayer to everyone.

    Chuck & Benita Scheele

  4. Don and Shirley Brown says:

    Prayers to the family at loss of such a great person. Ka Kay will live forever in my heart. She was always so sweet and loving. She is resting in peace and not hurting anymore. May you remember all the happy times. I remember trying to teach her to drive and we almost went right through the barn, Boy would we have been in trouble with Ben had we done that. Peace to all

  5. Melissa L Predum says:

    Prayers and love to my cousins and all the family, so sorry to hear we have lost Harriet..such a sweet and loving person. Peace and love.

  6. Willie and Annie says:

    We love you and will miss you very.and have lots of great memories, Our prayers are with the whole family,Harriet is in heaven now with Grandma and Aunt Helen,

  7. Karen Hotchkiss says:

    Harriet You are going to be so missed for Christmas Brunch its just not going to be the same without you here, But we will cherish the memories that we have with you We love and Miss you Wonderful lady!!!!!

  8. Howard and Terri Gott says:

    Words cannot express how saddened we are over the loss of Harriet. We are so happy that we did see her the day before Thanksgiving, right before we left for Florida. She was feeling good and planning her Thanksgiving dinner for her family whom she loved so much. She truly loved each and everyone of her children and grandchildren and was always talking about them. She was sure a good friend to a lot of us and will be missed. Please accept our deepest sympathy and may she RIP. Much love to all of you.
    Terri and Howard Gott

  9. linda mc cormick says:

    i will miss her and our trips to the casino. she had a great laugh. my thoughts will be for her family and dave.

  10. Vickie Mooerd says:

    I was so sorry to hear about your mom. Please know that she is in a better place and that you will see her again. She lead a full live and did alot in the time she was here. I worked with Harriet at Perrigo’s and also knew her and Gary from the horses. We always had a good time. I just know that everyone who has passed are gathering around talking & laughing waithing for us in HEAVEN.

    The Moored’s

  11. chris sevigny says:

    you will deeply missed always, from your adopted son. the only one you liked better rhan Leo.

  12. Peg Steele says:

    Harriet you have four children that are contining your legacy of love for family & friends,. Teresa, Leo, Raymond & Brian. I wish I could of made the shower or wedding for Chelsea. I would have loved to see you, the Mother of my neice & nephews. When you arrive in Heaven give my brother a hug. You will truly be missed, keeping you ibn my prayers. Unfortuntely, I have shingles now, will ask doctor if I can attend services safely. Keeping you and your family in my prayers. Please God give her children & grandchildren strength to endure this great lost of their Mother. Love you all! God Bless the Moyer family. Aunt Peg

  13. leo says:

    you are missed so much and allways will be mom……love you ….lots….

  14. leo says:

    you are so missed and you allways will be …..i just cant believe you are in heaven now…..i wish you were here with us …..but i know i willsee you some day….and we will go to the casino…I LOVE YOU MOM !!!!!!!

  15. Dick and Kay Wesler says:

    Deepest Sympathy to the family. May you find peace and comfort at this time with your many memories. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.

  16. Donna Wedge says:

    I was so sorry to hear of your loss and your family will be in my prayers as you go through this difficult time. I have enjoyed Harriett very much, ever since I started working with her at the Perigo Airport Center Facility in Holland back in May 2000. It’s been a pleasure spending time with her even as we all moved on with the closing of the facility. She was always such a joyful and loving person to spend time with.

    I will miss her very much.

  17. Ritch and Sue Harrison says:

    Leo and kelli:
    Sorry for your loss.
    Ritch and Sue Harrison

  18. Chris Stoops says:

    So sorry for your loss, Our thoughts are with you. Hugs an kisses, The Stoops Family

  19. Brian and Jill says:

    The purpose to life is not to arrive safely and well perserved for the grave. It is to go in sliding sideways shouting, “WHAT A RIDE!” Good ride, mom!

  20. clay and diane says:

    Words are never a very good condolence to those whom have lost….Leo,..to you we would just like to extend our deepest thoughts and sadness for YOU and your family this day and all days to come,…so sorry for your loss.wee think of you often….GOD BLESS .

  21. Randy Khodl says:

    Leo Ray Brian and Teresa I am so sorry to hear your Mom passed away Our thoughts and Prayers are with each and every one of you and your families.
    Randy and Cindy Khodl

  22. Rob Baxter and Vicki Hunter says:

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathy to the whole family.

  23. Mike & Ronda Kelly says:

    So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  24. D Williams says:

    My condolences goes out to the Hoyt family. I hope that loving memories fill your heart with comfort and joy. Be assured of God’s love. 1 Peter 5:7

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