Nancy Hoyt -- Prior Lake

September 30, 2018

Nancy Hoyt, 75, of Prior Lake, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at Auburn Manor in Chaska.

She was born on Feb. 5, 1943, to Elmer and Dorothy (Evans) Peterson in St. Paul. Nancy grew up in Lake City and graduated from the Villa Maria Academy in Frontenac in 1961. She moved to St. Paul, where she attended Globe Business College. Upon graduation, she worked at Field-Schlick and Brown & Bigelow.

In 1968, she married Charles Hoyt. Together, they farmed in Gilford Township for almost 25 years. In 1990, they moved off the farm and resided in Lake City, until 2005, when they moved to Prior Lake to be closer to their grandchildren.

Nancy’s favorite hobbies included researching, writing and collecting information on family history, boating on Lake Pepin and being a grandmother.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Charles; daughter, Barbara (John) Dahl of Chanhassen; grandsons, Jacob and Joseph Dahl; brother, Bambridge (Joy) Peterson of Barron, Wis. She is preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy Peterson; father, Elmer Peterson; stepmother, Lillian Peterson; sister, Barbara Peterson.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Lake City, with Pastor Barbara Mathias officiating. Burial will be at Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials are preferred to the American Brain Tumor Association.

Online condolences can be sent at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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