Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Thelma M. Horn (May 16, 2018)

Thelma M. Horn, 97 of Greenville, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at The Village Green in Greenville, Ohio. The Cincinnati Reds lost a lifelong fan on this day.

She was born October 30, 1920 in Greenville, Ohio, to the late Russell and Margaret (Heistand) Brewer. In addition to her parents, Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Noel Horn; her two brothers, five sisters (two died in infancy) and in-laws.

She grew up on a farm in Darke County, Ohio with a loving family during the depression years. She was married to Noel Horn in 1942 before he shipped out overseas during World War II. After the war, they returned to their Darke County home eventually operating an appliance business together for years. Not only business partners but as best friends, they enjoyed years of travel in Europe and extensively in the Western US. They enjoyed spending time with their children and grandchildren, being loving and supportive grandparents.

Thelma was known for her sense of humor, practical jokes and library of family stories, being of sharp mind and wit. She also loved the gatherings with her sisters and brothers, the source of much laughter and stories of a lifetime.

Thelma is survived by her children, Thomas R. (Marilyn) Horn of Sandy, Utah and Nancy Horn of Greenville; her grandchildren, Jon Horn, Matthew Horn, Robert (Sandy) Schinke, and Karl Schinke; her great grandchildren, Ian, Drew, Ellie and Karson; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and Friends may visit on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus. A Celebration of Life Memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM also at the funeral home with Pastor John Sgro officiating. A private burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Friends of the Greenville Public Library, 520 Sycamore Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com