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 Lester W. Hoy

Born - November 13,1893

Fullerton, Cedar Township, Nance County, Nebraska

Married - September 2, 1916

St. Edward, Nebraska

 Died - September 26, 1934

Due To Injuries Sustained in a Farm Accident

Buried - Fullerton Cemetery, Nance County, Nebraska





Lester Hoy died Wednesday night at the home of his father,

R. J. Hoy here, as a result of injuries received in a run-away

on September 14. He is survived by his widow and two

daughters, Fern and Mary Lee.


The Nance County Journal

Fullerton, Nebraska

Front Page


September 27, 1934



Lester W. Hoy

Lester W. Hoy was born at Fullerton, Nebraska, November 13, 1893,

and passed away September 26, 1934, aged 40 years,

10 months and 18 days.

On September 14th, he was seriously injured by a run-away team,

After to weeks of suffering he succumbed to his injuries.

He was united in marriage to Clara Ellis at St. Edwards, Nebraska,

September 2, 1916. Two children were born to this union,

Fern and Mary Lee.

The deceased is survived by his widow and two daughters, also

his father and stepmother Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Hoy of Fullerton,

three brothers, Frank D., of Graceton, Minnesota, and
Clarence W, and Dexter J., of Fullerton, and one sister,

Mrs. Ralph (Luella) Barber of Fullerton. His mother, two brothers

and two sisters preceded him in death.

Rev. Pattison said of him: "Lester was a resident of this community

all his life. He was highly respected by all who knew him. He was

a faithful husband, a loving father and a good neighbor. His

untimely death has cast  a pall of gloom over the entire

county-side. Our sincere sympathy is extended to the sorrowing

family in the loss which they have sustained."

The Nance County Journal

Fullerton, Nebraska


September 27, 1934




Wife - Clara G. (Ellis) Hoy - Lovelace

Born - May 21, 1895

Woodville, Nebraska

Died - February 21, 1990

Buried - Fullerton Cemetery, Nance County, Nebraska  

Lester & Clara Resided in Portland, Oregon

Clara's Parents - Walter and Viola (Grerry) Ellis

To This Union Two Daughters Were Born





Clara Hoy-Lovelace Dies

Mrs. Clara Lovelace, 94, died February 21 in Portland, Oregon.

She was a former Fullerton resident and a sister of

Mrs. Iva Sample.

Mrs. Lovelace was born May 21, 1895, at Woodside to

Walter and Viola (Grerry) Ellis. She was a graduate of St. Edward

High School and also attended Kearney State College and

Midland College. She was a graduate of Monmouth College in

Portland and taught school in Portland for 35 years. She was a

member of North Minister Presbyterian Church, Delta Kappa

Gamma teachers sorority and a retired teachers association.

After her marriage to Lester Hoy, the couple farmed north of

Fullerton. Mr. Hoy died in 1934 following a farm accident.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Walter (Fern) Larson of

Genoa, and Mrs. Mary Lee (Pat) Callison of Portland, three

grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Ruby

Cumming of Columbus. Preceding her in death were two husbands,

two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services were conducted February 28 in Hasch-Patrick

Funeral Home in Genoa by the Rev. Paul Rowoldt.
Burial was in the Fullerton Cemetery.

The Nance County Journal


Fullerton, Nebraska

February 28, 1990




Daughter - Fern M. (Hoy) Larson

 Born - March 1917 - Nebraska

Husband - Walter Larson


Daughter - Mary Lee (Hoy) Callison

 Born - February 1919  - Nebraska

Husband - Pat Callison 



 Brother - Arthur Reuben Hoy

Born - September 11,1878

Wife - Ivy C. (Wolfe) Hoy


Brother  - Carlton Hoy

Born - 1882 - Died - 1883

Warrenville, Du Page County, Illinois


Sister  - Ella M. Hoy

Born - March 1884

Warrenville,  Du Page, Illinois

Died - 1902

Fullerton, Nance County, Nebraska


 Brother - Frank D. Hoy

Born - March 17,1886

Naperville, Du Page County, Illinois


Sister  - Louella A. (Hoy) Barber

Born - September 25, 1887

Husband - Ralph Barber


Brother  - Rush C. Hoy

Born - October 8,1889

Fullerton, Cedar Township, Nance County, Nebraska

 Died - June 11, 1913

Due to Injuries Sustained in a Farm Accident


Brother  - Clarence W. Hoy

Born - January 7, 1891

Wife - Blanche (Maybon) Hoy


Sister  - Florence M. (Hoy) Pebley

Born - September 13, 1895

Fullerton, Cedar Township, Nance County, Nebraska

Married - 1921

 Died - August 22, 1927

Husband - Frank Pebley

No Children Were Born to this Union


Brother  - Dexter J. Hoy

Born - November 5,1897

Wife - Hazel E. (Jennings) Hoy



Father - Rush Jacob Hoy

Mother  - Mary Jane (Tart) Hoy



Grandfather - Reuben Hoy

Grandmother - Elizabeth (Hammer) Hoy



Great Grand Father - Henry Hoy

Great Grand-Mother - Elizabeth Margaretha (Wiltrout) Hoy

(3rd  Wife of Henry Hoy)



  Great - Great Grandfather - Phillip (Heu) Hoy

Great - Grandmother - Anna Maria (Gilbert) Hoy


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