Mary Hoyt

Obituary of Mary E. Hoyt

Mary E. Hoyt, 79, of Walton passed peacefully at her home on Monday, October 21, 2019 following a brief illness.

Born March 22, 1940 in West Davenport, NY, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Rachel O’Dell Beams.

Mary worked for Arthur and Joann Rasmussen and later for their children and was truly grateful for all their love and support over many years of friendship. She also worked as a Shipping Clerk at Scott Machines in Walton, retiring after over 30 years a dedicated service to the company. Mary loved to bake and was known for her delicious cakes, enjoyed cooking meals for family and friends and canning. She was looking forward to her upcoming trip to Israel at the end of the month were she was going to be baptized. Mary will be most remembered for humility, being a strong willed independent women and her strong work ethic.

Survivors include her beloved children Joseph Hoyt (Aggie) of VA and Marty Hoyt (Cynthia) of MA; daughter-in-law Shirley Hoyt; grandchildren Travis Hoyt, Trista Hoyt, Amber Phraner, Taylor Hoyt (Elizabeth), Cheyenne Hoyt, Caleb Hoyt and Morgan Hoyt and great grandchildren Graysen Phraner, Grant Rostocka, Dana Hoyt and Lydia Hoyt. Mary is also survived by several brothers, sister’s nieces, nephews and many close friends. She is predeceased by her son Roger Hoyt and ex-husband Paul Joseph Hoyt.

A service to celebrate Mary’s life will be held at a day and time to be announced.

Memorial donations in Mary’s memory may be made to The ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 37022 Boone, IA 50037 or please visit to make a donation online.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of hope and comfort for Mary’s family please visit

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