Joann Hoyt, 51 of Eau Claire passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at her home.

Joann was born on December 1, 1966 in Minnesota. Joann’s pride and joy in life was her immediate family. She enjoyed being with them in any way she could. She loved baking for Christmas, cooking Thanksgiving dinner, playing cards, and talking over a cup of coffee. She was the rock for her family and was always there to lend an open ear.

Joann is survived by her husband of 33 years, Chuck Woodford of Eau Claire; children, Rachel Hoyt of Eau Claire, Jesse Woodford (Stefanie Shilts) of Eau Claire, and Stephanie Woodford (Jeremy Miller) of Eau Claire; grandchildren, Caleb, Alex, Nolan, Madison, Colin, Elliot, Liam, Jamysyn, and Charlie-Ann; step-grandchildren Sky and Savannah.

Joann is preceded in death by her two beloved dogs, Sampson and Max; her parents; and her sister-in-law, Lisa Woodford
Funeral services will be on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 3:00 pm at Smith Funeral Chapel with Rev. Terri Koca officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 until the time of service. Friends and family may leave online condolences at

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  1. Chuck,
    We are deeply sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers and thoughts.
    Rick, Eric, Anthony, Cody, Joyce and the crew at RJ’s

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