Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 22, 2014

David Edward Hoard

TRAVERSE CITY — David Edward Hoard died on March 14, 2014, at Munson Hospice House in Traverse City. He was born on Oct. 12, 1933, in Traverse City.

He was a graduate of St. Francis Schools, Class of 1952, and Northern Michigan Community College.

He served in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Master Sergeant.

He was predeceased by his parents, Frank Arthur Hoard and Hilda Josephine Zimmerman; one brother, Donald Peter Hoard; his spouse, Emma “Sis” Van der Linden; and an infant son, Donald Raymond Hoard.

He is survived by daughter, Donna Leigh Hoard Hagerty (Andy), of Kalamazoo; son, Frank Jeffery Hoard (Starla), of Las Vegas, Nev.; and sister, Dorothy Hoard Doss, of Ann Arbor. He will be remembered fondly by his sister-in-law, Roosje Van der Linden; his nieces, nephew and their children; granddaughter and great-granddaughters; and special friend, Mark Risk.

A private memorial service is planned for a future date.

Remembrances may be made to Munson Hospice House, the Carmelite Monastery or the Cherryland Humane Society. 



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