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Nancy Hoyt Obituary

Nancy Hoyt, 75, of Prior Lake, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 at Auburn Manor in Chaska.  
    She was born on Feb. 5, 1943 to Elmer and Dorothy (Evans) Peterson in St. Paul.  Nancy grew up in Lake City and graduated from the Villa Maria Academy in Frontenac in 1961.  She moved to St. Paul where she attended Globe Business College. Upon graduation she worked at Field-Schlick and Brown & Bigelow.  In 1968 she married Charles Hoyt.  Together they farmed in Gillford Township for almost 25 years.  In 1990 they moved off the farm and resided in Lake City, until 2005 when they moved to Prior Lake to be closer to their grandchildren.  Nancy’s favorite hobbies included researching, writing and collecting information on family history, boating on Lake Pepin and being a grandmother.  
    Nancy is survived by her husband, Charles; daughter, Barbara (John) Dahl of Chanhassen; grandsons, Jacob and Joseph Dahl; and brother, Bambridge (Joy) Peterson of Barron, Wis.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy Peterson; father, Elmer Peterson; step-mother Lillian Peterson; and sister, Barbara Peterson.
    A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at St Mark’s Episcopal Church in Lake City with Pastor Barbara Mathias officiating. Burial will be at Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.  Memorials are preferred to the American Brain Tumor Association.  Online condolences can be sent at

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