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Lucille ‘Lucy’ I. Horn

STAPLES — Lucille “Lucy” I. Horn, 90-year-old resident of Staples, Minn., formerly of Cushing, Minn., passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Lakewood Health Care Center in Staples, Minn. Funeral services for Lucy I. Horn will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls with visitation from noon until 1 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Keith Thompson will officiate and burial will be in Roseland Cemetery near Randall, Minn. Arrangements are with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls.

Lucy was born July 22, 1922, in Dresser Junction, Wis., to the late Adolph and Ella Cyriacks. She grew up in the Randall, Minn., area and attended country school. Lucy then worked and lived in Little Falls for several families as a housekeeper. During WW II, she went to California and worked as an electrician wiring military bombers. She returned to the Cushing area where she met and married George D. Horn on Nov. 7, 1949, in Little Falls, Minn. The couple made their home in the Cushing area raising a son and two daughters. Lucy worked as a waitress at the Castaway Club by Lake Alex and as a seamstress at Munsingwear in Little Falls. She was a gifted seamstress. Lucy enjoyed gardening, canning and oil painting. She also enjoyed playing the guitar and singing since she was a young girl. Lucy had a strong faith in the Lord and made sure her whole family came to faith. Lucy and George faithfully attended church, mostly Assembly of God churches in Pillager and then Little Falls.

Lucy I. Horn is survived by her daughters, Kathy (R.D.) Lisle, of Cushing, Minn., and Sharda (Morris) Powell, of Motley, Minn.; 11 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Dena Dixon, of Pillager, Minn.

Lucy was preceded in death by her husband, George, on May 16, 1996; son, Dennis Horn on April 4, 2012; parents; sisters, Irene and Betty; brother, Arnold Cyriacks.