Jamie Wallace Hoyt -- West Concord

ROCHESTER -- A memorial service for Jamie Wallace Hoyt will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Ranfranz &; Vine Funeral Homes Chapel in Rochester, with Kevin Bibbee officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Hoyt, 36, of West Concord, died unexpectedly Friday (May 20, 2005) at Merit Care Hospital in Fargo, N.D.

He was born Sept. 21, 1968, in St. Paul, moved to Lake City at age 4 and attended high school there. He left Lake City in his teenage years and worked as a fertility specialist at several turkey farms in many states. He had lived in West Concord since December 2004; he never married. He was a founding member of the Undesirables rock band, and enjoyed fishing, billiards, hard-rock music and writing song lyrics.

Survivors include a son, Alex of Bloomington, Ill.; his father, James W. Hyde and stepmother, Elizabeth, of West Concord; his mother, Lou Ann Hoyt Hyde of St. Paul; his adoptive parents, Pete and Carol Hoyt of Lake City; a sister, Jodi (Terry) Rikard of Starkville, Miss.; a brother, Steven (Deborah) Hyde of St. Paul; four foster sisters, Gwendy (Richard) Shafer and Trudy (David) Roach, both of Lake City, Laurie (Steven) Dougherty of Hammond and Dori (Rollie) Klindworth of the Lake City area; and two stepsisters, Kelly (Jason) Berning of Stewartville and Patty Heydt of Rochester.

Friends may call for an hour before the service at the funeral home on Friday. There will be no reviewal.


Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor's choice.

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