HOISINGTON — Lorene C. Horton, 86, died March 5, 2014 at Wheatland Nursing Center in Russell.
Born Nov. 15, 1927, in Topeka, she was the daughter of Cornelius and Elsie M. (Ihde) Jacobson. Lorene was a long time Hoisington resident. She graduated from Hope High School in 1945 and attended Northwestern Bible College in Minneapolis, Min. She later attended Barton County Community College where she earned her certified nurse’s aide certificate. She worked as a certified nurse’s aide for Central Kansas Medical Center until her retirement. On Aug. 30, 1950, she married Frank S. Horton in Hope. He preceded her in death on Nov. 10, 2007. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Mrs. Horton was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Great Bend.
Survivors include a daughter, Lillian Feldt and husband Joe, Hoisington; three sons, David Horton and wife Sushia, Great Bend, Donald Horton and wife Patricia, Hoisington; and Frank Horton and wife Lola, Salina; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Lorene also had a sister, Virginia Laudin. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Don Jacobson.
Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Hoisington Cemetery with the Rev. Doyle Smith officiating. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, with family present from 6 until 8 p.m., at Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home in Hoisington.
Memorials are suggested to First Southern Baptist Church or Kans for Kids both in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.nicholsonrickefh.net.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home
P.O. Box 146
Hoisington, KS, 67544
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, March 6, 2014