Lucille Leota Hoyt

Lucille Leota Hoyt

Lucille Leota Hoyt
February 25, 1926 – February 6, 2019
Oskaloosa, Iowa | Age 92

Lucille Hoyt, 92, of Oskaloosa passed away Wednesday morning, February 6, 2019, at the Mahaska Health Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. Lucille Leota Winegardner Hoyt, daughter of Cloyd and Lillie (Spaur) Winegardner, was born February 25, 1926, in Bussey, Iowa.

Lucille attended the Union #1 School in the Coal Creek neighborhood through the eighth grade. Following her education, she worked in restaurants in Lovilia and Lake Keomah.

October 7, 1949, Lucille was united in marriage to Vernon Hoyt in Oskaloosa. They made their home in Oskaloosa, she was a homemaker and to this union, five children were born: John, Phyllis, Walter, Delores, and Darlene.

Lucille enjoyed gardening, baking, cooking, and growing flowers in her early years. Later she enjoyed hosting family and friends for meals and fellowship; many games of cards, dominos, and Skip Bo were enjoyed at her home.

Her family includes her son, Walter Hoyt of Oskaloosa, three daughters: Phyllis (& Darrell) Swim of Oskaloosa, Delores “Dee” (& Vance) Beyer of Otley, and Darlene Hoyt of Oskaloosa; two grandchildren: Sonya (& Darren) Boot of Otley, and Chad (& Jen) Beyer of Monroe; two step-grandchildren: Rob Beal of Salem, IA and Glynis Beal of Des Moines, IA; five great-grandchildren: Deacon, Devon, and Savannah Boot of Otley, and Ian Beyer and Ryan Steenhoek of Monroe; five step-great-grandchildren; and numerous step great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Gennevieve Chilcote of Oskaloosa; and a sister-in-law, Bernice Hoyt of Pleasantville.

In addition to her parents, Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon, on March 11, 1988; her son, John on August 9, 2018; a great-granddaughter, Shaeleigh Boot; an infant sister, Maxine Winegardner; a brother, Bob Hoyt; and her daughter Darlene’s special friend, Terry Sheets.

Funeral services for Lucille will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, February 11, 2019, at Langkamp Funeral Chapel with Rev. Brice Hoyt of the Traer United Presbyterian Church officiating.
Burial will be in Henness Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m., Sunday, at Langkamp Funeral Chapel; the family will greet visitors from 2-4 p.m., Sunday afternoon.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Mahaska Health Hospice Serenity House in care of the Mahaska Health Foundation.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Lucille Leota Hoyt please visit the Langkamp Funeral Chapel Sympathy Store.

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