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Evelyn M. Horning

Obituary for Evelyn M. Horning

October 9, 1923 - June 13, 2017
Westlake, Ohio | Age 93


Evelyn M. Horning, 93 of Westlake, formerly of Bay Village, passed away in her sleep at the Lutheran Home on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Mrs. Horning was born on October 9, 1923 in Missouri, while her parents were traveling with the Kilian Family Circus, a family business. She pursued the violin as a child, graduated from Wooster High School and The Ohio State University with a degree in Business Administration. Mrs. Horning worked for the Halle Brothers Co. in Cleveland, as an Assistant Store Buyer. Mrs. Horning is survived by her children, Michael C. (Robin) of Vermilion, Jill A. Cronley (Richard) of Centerville, and Judith A. Cooper (Daniel) of Henderson, NV; grandchildren, Jenna Fitzpatrick (Matt), Corey Horning (Alex), Kevin (Kristin), Brian (Megan), Jeffrey (Kellie) Cronley, and Benjamin and Matthew Cooper; great- grandchildren, Kyler and Evelynn Horning, Harley Fitzpatrick, and Benton and Kate Cronley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard C. Horning; parents, John and Mabel (nee Kilian) Smiley; and brother, Clifford Smiley. The family would like to thank the Lutheran Home, and special friend Carolyn Hansen for your loving care. Funeral service will be held at Busch Funeral Home, 32000 Detroit Rd., Avon on Sunday, June 18 at 11:30am, with Rev. Jon Paulus of the Lutheran Home officiating. Friends and family are invited to a reception following the service, from 12:00 to 1:30pm. (440)937-6175

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