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Donald Franklin Hoile

June 30, 1939 ~ July 7, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old


Donald Franklin Hoile was born on June 30, 1939, in Hartington, NE, to Donald M. and Margaret H. (Colling) Hoile and went to be with Jesus July 7, 2023. He was 84 years and 7 days old.

He married Betty Barneke and to this union three daughters were born: Heidi, Holli, and Heather. He joined the United States Navy in 1962 and was honorably discharged in 1974 spending 14 months in Vietnam protecting and serving his country for 12 years.

After serving his country, Don had a number of jobs. He was a dental technician, then went into sales, selling office equipment and supplies, eventually owning his own business, D.F. Hoile Office Products, Inc. Don could sell an Eskimo an ice cube, and his stories were endless. He became certified in chemicals and was a grounds keeper for three different Country Clubs. He was an avid golfer. He then went on the road for six years traveling the country coast to coast repairing shopping carts and hydraulic pallet jacks. Sometimes dodging hurricanes in the south.

 Don later married Connie (Boshart/Kremer) on June 14, 1995, and gained two step-sons. Upon his retirement, he assisted in care giving for his parents-in-law until their death. Besides loving golf, he was an avid fisherman and played a lot of Bingo.

He is survived by his wife, Connie, Milford, daughters Heidi (Brad) Finkhouse, Oklahoma City, OK; Holli (Mark) Stevens, Nichols Hills, OK; Heather (Greg) Brockhaus, Creighton, NE; Step-sons Darrin Kremer, Milford. NE; Richard (Denise) Kremer, Bremerton, WA; Brothers: John Hoile, Bill (Kathy) Hoile, Norfolk, NE, Byron "B.J." (Sue) Hoile, Bloomfield, NE, Dick (Awl) Hoile, Columbus, NE; Brother-in-law Tom Nichols, Omaha, NE; Sisters: Nancy Rice, Marilyn (Ron) Willers, and Helen (Jim) Bradford, all of Norfolk, NE. Six grandchildren, three great grandchildren, six step-grandchildren and six step-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Margie Nichols, brother Robert in infancy, sister-in-law Sharlene “Shar” Hoile and brother-in-law John D. “Dave” Rice.

Memorials go to the family for a later designation. 

Private Family Inurnment will take place at the Milford Mennonite Cemetery.

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Celebration of Life
July 22, 2023

11:00 AM
Milford Mennonite Church
920 - 3rd Street
Milford, NE 68405


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