Bonnye J. (Smith) (Stayner) Hoyer

1943 ~ 2019 (age 75)


Angola:  Bonnye J.(Stayner) Hoyer, 75, passed away Saturday March 2, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.  Bonnye was born July 4, 1943 in Bronson, MI to the late George Smith and Glendora (Johnson) Parsell.  She graduated from Orland High School in 1961.  She married Roger D. Hoyer on August 20, 2015 at Lake Missionary Church, Angola.  Bonnye was a gas attendant at the Meijer Gas Station in Angola for 10 years and previously employed as a toll booth attendant for the  Indiana Toll Road.

She was a member of the Lake Missionary Church and Orland American Legion Auxillary since 1968.

She loved the outdoors, fishing, going to the casino, and loving her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving is her husband, Roger D. Hoyer of Angola. Also one son; William A. Grove of Angola and two daughters; Kieata L. Mentser of Angola and Vianna M. (Terry) Elkins of Stroh, 5 grandchildren; Melissa (Jeffrey) Zeeb, Fallan (Brian) Green, Austin Elkins, Krystah Mentser and Terris Elkins, 9 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers; Larry Smith of Scott, MI and Lanny Smith of Fla. and 1 sister; Sandy Sternaman of  Fla.

She was preceded in death by her parents, former husband; Wendell Stayner, 2 brothers; Ed and Jim Smith.

Funeral Services for Bonnye J. Hoyer will be held at 11am. Friday, March 8, 2019 at H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home 108 S. West St., Angola with Lance Witham officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Orland, IN. Visitation will be 3-7pm. Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the funeral home and also 1 hour prior to the service on Friday from 10-11am.


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March 7, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home
108 S. West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Funeral Service
March 8, 2019

11:00 AM
H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home
108 S. West St.
Angola, IN 46703


To The Family

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