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Mildred Jean (Hoy) Stiles

Born - February 12, 1925

Savanna, Carroll County, Illinois

Married - February 12, 1944

 Savanna, Carroll County, Illinois

Died - February 21, 2010

Thomson, Carroll County, Illinois

Buried - Lower York Cemetery,

Thomson, Carroll County, Illinois








 Mildred Jean (Hoy) Stiles



Mildred J. Stiles, age 85, of Thomson, Illinois, died Sunday, February 21, 2010, at her home in rural Thomson. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2010, at the Lower York Cemetery, Thomson. Memorials may be directed to the Argo Fay Methodist Church Ladies Aid.

Mildred was born February 12, 1925, in Savanna, Illinois, the daughter of Clem and Esther (Plattenburger) Hoy. She graduated from York Community High School with the Class of 1943. Mildred married Marvin Stiles on February 12, 1944, in Savanna. He preceded her in death on March 13, 1995.

Mildred worked at the Savanna Army Depot during World War II and for McGinnis Melon Market in Thomson. She was a member of the Argo Fay Methodist Church and Ladies Aid, and the Thomson American Legion Auxiliary. Mildred loved nature and being outdoors. She enjoyed all types of hunting, wild game and morel mushrooms, and gathering ginseng.

Mildred is survived and lovingly remembered by two sons, Steven (Delores) Stiles of Mount Carroll, Illinois, and Mikel (Mabel) Stiles of Fulton, Illinois; one step son, Marvin R. (Betty) Stiles of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Clinton Stiles, Grant Stiles, Laura Howard, Sara Dolan, and Kate Stiles; three step grandchildren, Scott Stiles, John Stiles, and Derek Stiles; five great grandchildren, Frankie Dolan, Mikel Dolan, Levi Howard, Lynnette Stiles, and John Stiles; one sister, Laura Jensen of Humbird, Wisconsin; and one brother, Hal Hoy of Thomson.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Marvin, one sister, and one brother.



Law Jones Funeral Home website

 Savanna, Carroll County, Illinois

February 2010









Photograph, Obituary and Family Information

 Courtesy of Mildred (Hoy) Stiles Grandson, Clint Stiles.




Husband - Marvin Edward Stiles

Born - December 17, 1921

Veteran - World War 2

Private First Class, United States Marine Corps

Died - March 13, 1995

Buried - Lower York Cemetery,

Thomson, Carroll County, Illinois




Note: Marvin's 1st Wife - Loretta (Young) Stiles

Marvin & Loretta Stiles had 1 Child

Son - Marvin Ray Stiles

Marvin & Loretta Divorced in cira 1943.



Children of Marvin Edward & Mildred Jean (Hoy) Stiles


Son - Mikel Larry Stiles

Wife - Mabel Mae (Tipton) Stiles

To This Union 2 Children Were Born

Daughter - Sara Marie (Stiles) Dolan

Husband - Sean Dolan

To This Union 2 Children Were Born

Daughter -  Frankie Clare Dolan

 Son - Mikel James Dolan


Daughter - Kate Mae Stiles


Son - Steven Bruce Stiles

Born - February 18, 1947

Savanna, Illinois

Married - June 12, 1970

Wife - Delores Jane (Wilt) Stiles

Born - March 16, 1948

Clinton, Iowa

Parents - Paul Kenneth and Harriett Elizabeth (Smith) Wilt

To This Union 3 Children Were Born

Son - Clinton Bruce "Clint" Stiles

Born - October 23, 1972

Clinton, Iowa


Son - Grant Douglas Stiles

Born - January 10, 1976

Clinton, Iowa


Daughter - Laura Jean (Stiles) Lange Howard

Born - August 24, 1978

Clinton, Iowa

Married - October 4, 1997

York Baptist Church

Thomson, Illinois

1st Husband - Thomas Kurt Lange Jr.

Born - 1975

2nd Husband - Todd Allen Howard

Todd & Laura Jean Howard Had 1 Child

Son - Levi Allen Howard

Born - November 23, 2009



Sister - Betty I. (Hoy) Bailey

Born - November 21, 1921

Savanna, Carroll County, Illinois

Husband - Lyle Bailey


Sister - Laura (Hoy) Jensen

Born - 1923/1924 - Illinois

Residing in Humbird, Wisconsin

Husband - Eddie Jensen

To This Union 2 Children Were Born

Son - Thomas Jensen

Son - Jerry Allen Jensen



Brother - John James Hoy

Born - July 4,  1928


Veteran - Private First Class 

Company A, 724,  Ry Operation,

Battalion T .C. Korea

Died - May 21, 1964

Buried - Argo Cemetery, Argo Fay,

Carroll County, Illinois

(Clem's son John died of a heat stroke

while working on the railroad here in either

Carroll or possibly Jo Davies county in the 60's.)

Wife - Diane ? Hoy England

2nd Husband - Floyd England


Brother  - Hal D. Hoy

Born - After April 9, 1930



Father -Clem "Doug" Hoy

Mother - Esther B. (Plattenburger) Hoy



 Grandfather - William George Hoy

Grandmother - Beulah (Frederick) Hoy



 Great Grandfather - Henry Cyrus Hoy

Great Grandmother - Lucinda Miranda (Betts) Hoy



Great Great Grandfather - George Albert Hoy Jr.

Great Great Grandmother - Susanna (Ziegler) Hoy



Great Great Great Grandfather - George Albert (Heu) Hoy

Great Great Great Grandmother - Elizabeth (Clay) Hoy

Great Great Great  Step-Grandmother - Catherine (Vonada) Hoy



Great Great Great Great Grandfather -Johann Albrecht (Heu -Hey) Hoy

(Albert Hoy)

Great Great Great Great Grandmother - Susanna (Snevely) Hoy



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