Marsha L. Stoy

April 28, 1938 - April 04, 2021

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Thursday, April 08, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel

Friday, April 09, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel


Friday, April 09, 11:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel


Marsha L. Stoy, 82 of Hamilton died Sunday, April 4, 2021, at her residence with her family at her side.

She was born April 28, 1938 in Auburn to Byron and Helen (Chorpenning) Fretz.

On September 9, 1956 in Hudson, she married Rodney L. Stoy. He survives in Hamilton.

Mrs. Stoy had been a realtor with Coldwell Banker in Angola and retired from Group Dekko in Butler as a secretary.

Marsha was a member of the Hamilton United Methodist Church in Hamilton and the Eastern Star. She was an avid Cubs fan and enjoyed playing cards.

Also surviving are a daughter, Stacey (Ron) Salmon of Fort Wayne; three sons, Terry (Karen) Stoy of Angola, Randy (Leslie) Stoy of Coldwater, Michigan, and Mark Stoy of Hamilton; seven grandchildren, Christopher (Audum North) Salmon, Kelli Salmon, Jacqueline (Andrew) Delagrange, Danielle Hernandez, Alan Pickens, Amy Pickens, and Ryan Smith; three great-grandchildren, Xyla Salmon, Storri North, and Pheonyx North; and two brothers, Larry (Mary Ellen) Fretz of West Point, Mississippi and Russell (Lois) Fretz of Pleasant Lake.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Andrew Stoy and two brothers, John Fretz and Victor Fretz.

Funeral services will be Friday, April 9, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson/Ashley Chapel, 612 North Main Street, Hudson with Pastor Craig Burkholder of the Hudson United Brethren Church officiating.

Burial will follow at Hamilton Cemetery in Hamilton.

Honorary pallbearers are Larry Fretz and Russell Fretz. Active pallbearers are Chris Salmon, Brody Fretz, Ken Stoy, Kevin Stoy, Tom Stoy, and Ryan Fretz.

Visitation is Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 4 to 8 p.m. and Friday, April 9, 2021 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. An Eastern Star service will be held Thursday evening at 8 p.m.

Per the family’s wishes face masks are required.

Preferred memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association.

Marsha’s funeral service on Friday will also live stream on the Young Family Funeral Home Facebook page at 11 a.m. for those unable to attend in person.

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Cheryl Decker
April 12th, 2021 9:18pm
Las Cruces, NM

So sorry to hear of Marsha’s passing. Always loved Marsha for her loving and generous heart. She was always in my heart. So sorry fir your great loss.

Daniel McMillan
April 9th, 2021 12:46pm
Chicago, IL

Thank you for always celebrating the triumps of my life and offering comfort during the hard times. You looked after me like I was family. I'm going to miss your kind words and advice. Watch over us until we meet again someday.

Glenna Aldrich
April 9th, 2021 11:46am
Hamilton, Indiana

To the Stoy Family, I want to send my sympathy and prayers to you, sorry that I didn't find out about Marsha's passing till a friend told me this morning. I really enjoyed visiting with Marsha at our sons baseball games. She surely will be missed.

Darrell & Tina King
April 9th, 2021 3:17am
Hamilton In.

So sorry for your loss our prayers are with you.

Danielle Hernandez
April 8th, 2021 7:16pm
Darmstadt, Germany

Grandma, I am going to miss you more than anyone could imagine. I'm so glad I was able to come home and visit you. You were always one of my biggest fans. I love you and I'll see you again one day.

Mark and Joan Steffen
April 7th, 2021 4:35pm
Washburn TN

We are so sorry to hear about Marsha. She was always a joy to see.

April 7th, 2021 7:13am

I will miss u Grandmal Marsha I love u so much.. love Kassie

Dave and Dawn Cather
April 6th, 2021 10:33pm
Hamilton, IN

So sorry for your loss. Marsha could put a smile on anyone's face.

Judy Rudolph
April 6th, 2021 3:14pm
Milan, Assisted Living

You'll never know how much I've appreciated our relationship and friendship through the years.

Harry and Debra McMillan
April 5th, 2021 7:54pm

My dear friend, I’m sure going to miss you.