Hastings resident Marlene I. Hoyt, 78, passed away Monday, July 31, 2023, at Perkins Pavillion, Good Samaritan Village, Hastings, NE.
Services will be Friday, August 4, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Joel Remmers officiating. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings following the service. Visitation will be Thursday, August 3, 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. with family present 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Marlene’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Marlene was born October 29, 1944, in Hastings, NE to Arend and Hilda (Stoetzel) Siemers. Marlene was baptized in December 1944 and confirmed on March 30, 1958. She attended Hastings High School and graduated in 1963. Marlene married Allen Clark Hoyt, Sr. on October 25, 1964. She was a secretary for Bob Allen and was an employee of City National Bank for 35 years and finished her career with Five Points Bank.
Marlene had many activities: Citizens Police Academy, Volunteer at Crime Night Out, Hastings Police Foundation, Busy Bees & Night Owl Extension Clubs, Lincoln School PTA Board, Meals on Wheels, and a volunteer & teacher for Vacation Bible School. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Lutheran Women, taught Sunday school, and sang in the choir. She was also a member of Stephen’s Ministries, Feed My Sheep, and a Shepherd at Church.
Marlene was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Vernal Palm and Marvin Palm; and step-siblings, Clarence Siemers and Irene Juilff.
Husband: Allen Hoyt, Sr. – Hastings, NE
Son & Daughter-in-law Allen & Brenda Hoyt, Jr. – Hastings, NE
Grandchildren & Spouses: Jaiden Hoyt
Great-Grandchild: Benjamin Alloway
Brother & Sister-in-law: Orlin & Pat Siemers
Sister-in-law: Carlene Palm
Numerous Nieces & Nephews