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HOYER, Roland D. (1905-1930)


Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 9/2/2020 at 11:23:06

Roland D. Hoyer
(March 30, 1905 – June 13, 1930)

Ida Grove Pioneer Records, Ida Grove, Iowa, Thurs., June 19, 1930, p.1
Roland R. Hoyer Much Mourned
Had Been Ill Several Months With Rheumatism. Born in Ida Grove.
Battle Creek, June 18 – People in county and vicinity were grieved to learn of the death of Roland D. Hoyer, Friday morning, June 13. He had been ill for several months with rheumatism and was unable to work, but in May he was able to go back to his duties at the Maple Valley Bank, where he worked for a short time. On Memorial Day he became ill, when some kidney trouble developed and his heart was affected. He apparently had seemed no worse on Thursday than the preceding days, as he had visited with friends that evening, but in the night he grew worse and died about six o’clock in the morning.
Roland D. Hoyer was the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Hoyer. He was born in Ida Grove, March 30, 1905, and died June 13, 1930, being 25 years old. He lived in Ida Grove until seven years old, coming to Battle Creek, where they lived until 1915, when the family moved to Ames, where he went to school for three years, coming back to Battle Creek in 1918. He finished his school here, graduating with the class of 1922. During his schooling he was employed at the A. F. Christianson store. He also worked there over a year after graduating. In 1924 he went into the Maple Valley Bank where he was bookkeeper until his death. He was an accomplished piano player, having studied the piano under the supervision of Edith Hausman for years. He was a loving son and won many friends by his friendly smile and pleasant ways and will be missed by the whole community. He was a member of Perservance Lodge No. 336 and A. F. & A. M. Funeral services were held at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Hoyer, Sunday, June 16, with Rev. Claude Fausnaugh of the Presbyterian church in charge. He leaves to mourn his sorrowing parents, two brothers, V. B. Hoyer and family of Battle Creek, Lawrence Hoyer of Mitchell, S. D., one sister, Mrs. Clem Ohlsen and family of Sioux City, besides a host of friends and associates. Burial was made at Ida Grove with the Masonic rites at the Cemetery.


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