Obituary for Enid Theola Hoyle

Enid Theola Hoyle

Birth Date: Oct. 22nd, 1933
Date Passed: Jul. 12th, 2017


Enid Theola Hoyle age 83, of Ravenna, MI died Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at home with her family at her side. Enid was born on October 22, 1933 in Ravenna, MI. to the late R.L. and Gladys F. (Rollenhagen) Young. She married Elmer K. Hoyle on June 28, 1957 in Ravenna, MI. Enid was well known in the community and to her family as a great cook. She started her cooking career during her senior year of high school in Ravenna, where she cooked during the school lunch hour. After high school, she worked at Sealed Power as an I. B. M. Key Punch Tech. Operator for 10 years until she started her family. Enid felt blessed to be a stay at home mom until her three children were in school. As soon as her youngest started school, she went back to her cooking career. Enid started subbing in the school kitchen where she soon became a full-time employee. She worked several years as the Manager of the Hot Lunch Program. While working in the school system, Enid also enjoyed catering special events, specifically FFA and banquets. She retired from Ravenna schools after 26 years of service. In addition to her school cooking career, Enid worked at summer camps including the Free Methodist Church Youth and Family Camps. She also volunteered for the Ravenna MARS program, sorting and delivering groceries to people in need. Enid especially enjoyed cooking for her family during holidays and special occasions. For her, cooking was not just a job, it was her service. Enid loved to cook because she loved helping and serving people. Enid is survived by her husband of 60 years: Elmer K. Hoyle of Ravenna, 2 Daughters: Linda (Bill) Ruble of Belding and Sandra (Dan) Graybill of Ravenna. 1 Son: Steven (Rhonda) Hoyle of Jenison. 7 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren. 2 Sisters: Joy (Ron) Nelson of N. Muskegon and Jane (Jerry) Cardinal of Ravenna. 1 Brother: Joseph (Kathy) Young of Ravenna. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral Services for Enid will be conducted on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 11:00am at Ravenna Free Methodist Church with Pastor Dan Graybill officiating. Burial will be in Ravenna Township Cemetery. The family will be at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm to receive friends. Also 1 hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be directed to: Ravenna Free Methodist Church or Harbor Hospice. Go to: or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


2:00pm to 4:00pm and
6:00pm to 8:00pm on
Jul. 16th, 2017 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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11:00am on Jul. 17th, 2017 at Ravenna Free Methodist Church
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2:00pm on Jul. 17th, 2017 at
Ravenna Township Cemetery
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