Esther D. Hoy, 99, of Gladstone, MI, passed away Thursday evening January 4, 2018 at the Norlite Nursing Center in Marquette.
Esther was born May 8, 1918 in Escanaba the daughter of Joseph and Delia (Vaness) Clabots. She was raised in Rock and was united in marriage to Harley G. Hoy on May 3, 1947 in Escanaba. They made their home in Flint, MI while
Harley worked for G.M. Following Harley’s retirement in 1981 they returned to Trenary. Harley preceded Esther in death on October 19,1992. Niece Janet Whitmarsh and her husband Roger took care of Esther and her affairs after Harley passed away. Esther enjoyed playing all card games.
Survivors include her daughter, Judith Leach of Citrus Heights, CA, granddaughter, Lynne and Alan Amerson of Sutter Creek, CA, in-laws, Arilla Hoy of Trenary, MI, Arthur and Bonnie Hoy of Yorktown, IN and Loretta Hoy of Trenary, MI, many nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents and husband, her brothers, Joseph, Earl and Lloyd Clabots preceded Esther in death.
According to Esther’s wishes, no visitation or funeral services will be held at this time. Graveside services will be held at the Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells, MI in the Spring. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Escanaba and Gladstone are assisting the family.