THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Raymond D. Hoyum
Raymond D. Hoyum, 68, formerly of Iron Mountain, Quinnesec and Menominee, Mi., passed away on Thursday, May 16 at the home of his daughter in Leavenworth, Kan. surrounded by his family.
The son of Elizabeth (Turrie) Hoyum and the late Harvey Hoyum, was a graduate of Iron Mountain High School, Class of 1962. He married Cheri Shay on Sept. 10, 1976 at St. Mary & Joseph Church and they lived in Quinnesec until 2002 and more recently resided in Menominee.
He worked many years in the foundry business as a core-maker, first with Grede Foundry and then for 28 years with Smith Castings, retiring as a supervisor in March of 2004. He enjoyed fishing on Lake superior with his wife and after retirement they shared many good times together He also liked to hunt and enjoyed woodworking.
He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Hoyum; his children; two sisters; a brother; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Along with his father, Harvey, he was preceded in death by his wife, Cherilyn Ann; a sister, Marcella Hoyum Staples; a niece, Samantha Staples Smoot and a nephew, Christopher Hoyum.
A private family service will be held at later date. The family has entrusted Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain, Mi. with the funeral arrangements.