Monte Hoyt, 78, of Horace, North Dakota, passed away in his home on Sunday, June 6, 2021.
Monte Gene Hoyt was born on July 1, 1942, to parents Kenneth & Gina Hoyt. He lived and grew up on the farm in McHenry, ND. He graduated from McHenry High School and was active in playing basketball and softball when he was younger.
He married Arlys Almer in October, 1963. They made their home in McHenry. A daughter, Debra was born in 1964, and a son, Jeremy was born in 1967. The family moved to Moorhead, MN in 1969. They moved to Fargo, and then to Horace in 1970. Monte worked and excelled as a diesel mechanic in Fargo until his retirement in 2008.
He loved watching basketball, baseball, and football on T.V. as well as classic westerns and T.V. shows. He enjoyed hunting and deer hunted every fall. He also enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Monte is survived by his daughter, Debra J. Anderson, West Fargo; and two sisters, Beatrice Hoyt, New Rockford, ND, and Phyllis Johanns, WA.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlys; son, Jeremy; his parents; 4 sisters; and one brother.
Memorial Service: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. in West Funeral Home, West Fargo.
Private Interment: Horace Lutheran Cemetery - Horace, ND
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