Carolyn was born in Toledo, Ohio on May 6, 1927, the daughter of Homer and Caryl (Armstrong) Hageman. On September 10, 1949 she married Francis Hoyt, and he survives. She was a member of the Shiloh Christian Union Church, near Delta, where she taught Sunday School and VBS for many years. She was also a church librarian and assisted Francis with his duties when he was Sunday School Superintendent. Carolyn and Francis were active for eight years with the Roving Volunteers in Christ Service (RVICS), a Christian organization, throughout the United States.
Surviving is her husband, Francis; three daughters, Marilyn (Lyle) Van Horn of Wilmore, Kentucky, Beverly (Doug) Terpstra of Pella, Iowa, Donna (Allan) Kinsman of Archbold; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; sister, Joyce Wannemacher of Toledo and brother, Warren Hageman of Rocklin, California. She was preceded in death by her parents and two great-grandchildren.
The family requests that memorial contributions be given to Shiloh Christian Union Church or the Gideons International. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com