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Many families reach out after the conclusion of the services to let us know how much our support and guidance meant to them in their time of need, and we’re honored to receive such heartfelt praise. We feel that these messages speak for themselves and we’d like to share them with you.

If you feel we’ve gone above and beyond in supporting you through this difficult time, or would simply like to reach out and say thanks, contact us to share your thoughts. It means the world to us to hear from you and know that we’ve made a difference.

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The Luis Villarreal family would like to thank Mike Hoy and the entire staff for all their support and professionalism. We had a funeral service in Iowa and had difficulty arranging the final service at the national cemetery in Washington. Mike quickly maneuvered through those obstacles. We can not praise you and your staff enough. At every step you did a tremendous job making a sorrowful time less of a hardship and more of a celebration of Luis' life. Thank you so much.

Mike Dean

October 13, 2022

We had lost our youngest unexpectedly and they were constantly in contact updating us on what is going on and were caring and professional made the entire process go much smoother and even offer us information and services that might be able to help us. While the lose of our son is devastating they we a blessing in handling everything and being up front so we could greave for our child. I can't even consider another service if the need should arise. lastly I would like to thank all the staff for your help, kindness, and consideration for our wishes with love the Petros

Chance petro

March 17, 2022

Words cannot describe how I feel with everything you all have done for Huggy Bear. He would have been so pleased. You all went above and beyond. Thank you Mike for driving that glass carriage, I know you don't do the cold. :) Nothing really else to say but again Thank you for everything. Mrs. Huggy Bear

pam ross

November 07, 2021

The Hannelore "Lore" Lohrke Family would like to send our sincere appreciation to Mike Hoy, his staff, Rev. Dr. Anthony Portero Paff, Linda White (stylist), Corum's Flowers (Molly) and Minden Meat Market for the outstanding care and services provided to our family as we grieved the loss of our mom, Lore. The service was absolutely beautiful and we could not have been more pleased, as to how everything went. Thank you all so very much.

Jackie Lohrke

April 20, 2021

The Del Witherwax Family would like to thank Mike and the staff of Hoy Kilnoski for the kindness, sympathy and support during the funeral preparations and service. Everyone was so caring and supportive during this very emotional time . Del was a very patriotic and family centered person which was evident in the funeral arrangements. Thank you again Mike and staff for making a very sad day more tolerable, all of you are wonderful people. Witherwax Family

The Del Witherwax Family

March 05, 2021

I would like to thank, Mike and Bud, and the rest of the staff for being there for my family, I want everyone to know how lucky I am to have you as friends and just how much we appreciate everything you have done for us during this hard time with the death of our mother, thank you all so much; Dave Cross

David Cross

June 12, 2019

I lost my Mom and had no idea where to go for her services. A dear friend suggested Hoy-Kilnoski. I was greeted with such warmth, kindness, and patience. I can never thank you all enough for being there for me and helping me give my mom the most beautiful service. I will forever be grateful for your kindness.

Princess Gayden (Steward)

November 21, 2018

mike hoy and your uncle bud I hope this come to youyou do great job helping people I knowing you for long time and your uncle vern welch we work at harveys casino

dan nano from omaha ne

May 09, 2017

We were very impressed with the surrounding atmosphere and space. Not the typical velvet drapery funeral home look. It was very cheerful in a respectful way, we felt very comfortable.

Family of Marjorie Pomerleau

December 20, 2013

We love that Hoy-Kilnoski is family owned. You can feel the warmth and welcome when you enter the doors. Lot's of compliments from the guests on the facility!

Family of Billy Hall

December 16, 2013

Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home provides quality, comforting service I am inspired to write to the editor because of the caring support my family and I received from Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home upon the death of my husband, Jeff Clausen. Walking down the road of decisions and details to plan a funeral isn’t easy. That is why we very much appreciated and were impressed by the encouragement and care we received from Mike Hoy and his staff. So many details and decisions were taken care of and made simpler for us, even if it wasn’t simpler for Mike. He gracefully said, “whatever you want” or “it will be done” with a smile. I know that more than once my family members looked at each other wondering how Mike could possibly take care of all that he promised; but the wonderful thing is that all we asked for was done – even above and beyond our expectations. The first impression one might have of the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral home is their beautiful building. However, the heart of this funeral home is not in its facility, but in its people … it is their passion to provide quality, comforting service. They superbly managed the flow of people and the many considerations regarding the visitation and the funeral. We have never before seen such care, such attention to detail, such professionalism and such skill. We were well cared for. Thank you, Mike and Hoy-Kilnoski, for a job well done. You are gifted in creating a peaceful, stress-free atmosphere during a time that is otherwise very difficult. God uses you to encourage and provide hope for families. What you are doing is honestly providing a ministry to hurting people. God’s blessings to you. Chris Clausen, Carson

Chris Clausen

May 24, 2013

Being that my father in law passed while out of town, it is a difficult situation. I never thought twice about calling Mike Hoy for my mother in law. He is making this tragedy easier to deal with. His determination to get Gordon home has been comforting. We appreciate his knowledge, drive, and total professionalism.

Susan Enewold

March 03, 2013

My father-in-law passed away a few years back and Mike Hoy helped us with all of his preparations. When my own father passed away last week, I knew immediately who would be handling his services. Mike was wonderful as always. The staff is friendly and courteous. They make you feel welcome. No one wants to make funerary arrangements, but if you have to, do yourself a favor and use Hoy-Kilnoski.

Melissa Swanger Schumann

February 23, 2013

Wonderful understanding folks who deserve more kudos then I can ever give them. They dealt with all of the family wonderfully and can't say enough about their beautiful facilities.

Cindy K. Boh

September 06, 2012

Mike, Mr. Kilnoski, Linda, and staff -- we wish to thank you all very much for your kindness, support, assistance and even your wonderful sense of humor you provided our family in addition to our relatives and friends who attended our sister, Thana Poulos Athey's visitation and funeral. We appreciated your excellent service during this difficult time. Once again, a big THANK YOU to each of you. Kathie (Poulos) & Jim Schweiss and family

Kathie Poulos

September 06, 2012

I could never begin to thank you enough.

Rebecca Belt

September 03, 2012

Thank youl for making the funeral of Bruce Jensen available on your webcam. I'm in California and was not able to fly back to show my respect or give my family comfort. this was a true blessing for me to be able to remember my cousin Bruce

Kim Franklin

August 04, 2012

Mike and his staff were such a blessing when Rocky passed away. It was a very difficult time and they took care of everything. Mike goes above and beyond to make sure that the desires of the family are met as a professional but his compassion and kindness make him your friend. He is graciously letting us use his facility for an Eagle Scout Ceremony in June for my son and two other Eagle Scouts. Hoy Kilnoski does not only offer first class funeral service but is also here to serve the community and I highly recommend them.

Terri Martin

May 01, 2012

Can't even begin to express our deepest thanks for the comfort & understanding shared during a tragic & difficult time for our family. After losing Mom a few months ago, the unexpected loss of my baby brother was more than we could imagine. No others could EVER compare to the unmeasurable care given to our family. I only wish there was a way to pay your kindness forward. Thanks from the bottom of our hearts for easing this extremely difficult time ~ it has meant so very much. ~The family & friends of Kevin Carrol

Traci Reichelt

September 29, 2011

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