The  Shelbyville  News
November 18, 2003
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Eva F. Hoyer, 95, of Waldron, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2003.
Born Sept. 17, 1908, in Shelby County, d/o  John and Bertha V. (Maze) Hatton.  Married  W. Lowell Hoyer  on Oct. 12, 1934, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 1999.
Survivors include one sister, Martha Dooley  of Flat Rock; several nieces; and several nephews.
Preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.
Lifelong Shelby County resident.
First- and second-grade teacher in Noble Township for 20 years, retiring in 1947.
Graduated from Blaker College of Education at Butler University in Indianapolis.
Member of Wesley Chapel Wesleyan Church in Shelby County and Retired Teachers Association.
Glen E. George Funeral Home, 106 E. Franklin St. in St. Paul.
Rev. L.J. Poe officiating.
Burial in Van Pelt Cemetery in Shelby County.
Memorial contributions to Hospice of Shelby County or Gideonís International.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
September 22, 1999
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Lowell W. Hoyer, 90, St. Paul, died Tuesday, Indianapolis.
Born on Sept. 17, 1909, in Shelby County, s/o John C.  and  Harriett (Reed) Hoyer.  On Oct. 12, 1934, married Eva (Hatton) Hoyer, she survives.
Lifelong Shelby County resident and a self-employed farmer, retiring in 1972.
Four worldwide missionary trips with the World Vision Travelers, and he was also a member of Wesleyan Chapel Church, Shelby County.
Preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.
Glenn E. George Funeral Home, St. Paul. Revs. L. J. Poe and Paul Kirk officiating.
Burial in Van Pelt Cemetery.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, January 30, 1967
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MRS. HOYER  DIES  AT  87
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Rites Pending For St. Paul Resident
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Mrs. Berdie A. Hoyer, 87, St. Paul, died today at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Doris VanArsdall, St. Paul.
Carmony Funeral Home of St. Paul.
Born in Rush County on May 20, 1879, d/o  Elijah and Lena (Hedricks) Wiley.  Married  Henry A. Hoyer on January 29, 1898, and he died November 16, 1939.
Children surviving with the daughter with whom she lived are Mrs. Mabel Martin, St. Paul,  Mrs. Opal Ficklin, Butlerville, and  Mrs. Cathryn Mills, Muncie.  Also surviving are a brother and two sisters:  B. F. (Frank) Wiley, Waldron Rd., Mrs. Ethel Pearce, Shelbyville, and  Mrs. Leona Highfield, St. Petersburg, Fla.; 12 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.  One son died in infancy and five brothers and four sisters preceded in death,
Active member of the St. Paul Christian Church.
[Buried Ogden\VanPelt Cemetery]
Contributed by Barb Huff
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday, Morning, November 17, 1938
Page 1, column 6
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HENRY  HOYER
DIES  AT  WORK
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Funeral Services For St. Paul Drayman
Will Be Conducted Saturday
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          Henry Hoyer, sixty-six year old St. Paul drayman, dropped dead at the home of  Thomas Stotsenburg, one-half mile east of Geneva, while unloading lumber.  His death was attributed to heart trouble by Dr. W. R. Tindall, coroner, who investigated.  He had followed the draying business for about thirty-five years and had lived in St. Paul for forty years.  He was a member of the Luthern church at Batesville, but had been active in the work of the Christian church in St. Paul.  The deceased was born in Ripley County June 5, 1872, the son of  George and  Katherine (Peetz) Hoyer, one of nine children.  On January 29, 1899, he was united in marriage to Birdie Wiley.  To this union were born five children, four of whom survive.  They are Mrs. Mabel Martin, of St. Paul;  Mrs. Katherine Mills, of Shelbyville, and the Misses Opal and Doris Hoyer, at home.  Other survivors include two brothers, Eden Hoyer, of Jonesboro, and  Robert Hoyer, of Batesville; three sisters,   Misses Ella and Marie Hoyer, of Batesville and Mrs. Ann Gill, of Scale Mound, Illinois; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be conducted at the St. Paul Christian church Saturday at 1:30 p.m., with the Rev. G. L. Weldman, of the Sheridan Christian church officiating.  Burial will be made in the Ogden cemetery in charge of U. B. Thompson, funeral director.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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