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Obituaries

Obituaries

Steven Hoyt 1932 - 2006 Overland Park

A celebration of life for Steven Hoyt, 74, Overland Park, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Chapel in Overland Park. A Masonic memorial service for family and friends will follow.Mr. Hoyt died Thursday, June 22, 2006, at his home in Overland Park.He was born May 15, 1932, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the son of Alfred A. and Ruth S. Hoyt. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1960.Mr. Hoyt served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 to 1955 as a communication technician during the Korean War. He worked for 31 years with International Harvester. He was a member of the Jokers Unit of the Abdallah Shrine. He enjoyed yardwork, gardening, helping others, sharing with neighbors and spending time with his family.Survivors include his wife, Nancy, of the home; two sons, Steven B., Lawrence, and Glen S., Olathe; a grandson, Richard Hoyt, Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Thomie Hutzler, Visalia, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.A granddaughter, Stephanie Hoyt, died earlier, and a brother, John A., died earlier.The family suggests memorials to the Shriners Hospital for Children Burn Unit, sent in care of the chapel, 11200 Metcalf, Overland Park 66210.