Craig Hoyt passed away on September 25, 2021, with his wife Bonnie by his side at Mount View Care Center in Wausau.
He was born on February 26, 1937, to Kenneth and Juanita (Newman) Hoyt in Binghamton, New York. Shortly after they moved to Belvidere, IL. At the age of 17, he enlisted in the U.S. Marines and was stationed in San Diego for 3 years. After his honorable discharge, he moved to Milwaukee, where he met and married Dianne Golla. They were blessed with three children Brian, Jacqueline, and Andra. They moved to make their home in Mosinee and later were divorced.
Craig moved to Weston and started working at Drott Manufacturing/J.I. Case as a welder until the plant closed. On May 7, 1977, he was united in marriage to Bonnie Koskey. They enjoyed traveling north near Lake Tomahawk to stay at their trailer & other trips out of state. He enjoyed golfing, guitar, photography, target shooting at the rifle range, and volunteering at Mount View Care Center.
His parents Kenneth & Juanita, sisters Kay & Ann, & brother Dean preceded him in death.
Craig’s loving memory will be forever in the heart of his wife of 44 years, Bonnie Hoyt of Kronenwetter; additional survivors include his in-laws, Margaret Koskey, Randy and Vicki Koskey, Jackie and Mark Staszak, Jessica and Mike Abitz, Phil, Jacqueline, and Joanna Staszak, and Scott Staszak.
A visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at New Hope Community Church near the corner of Hwys N and J. A celebration of life service for Craig will be held at 10:00 a.m on Saturday, October 9, 2021, with Reverend Tony Lombardo presiding.
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