Mary Lou Hornaday, age 77, of Cambridge, Nebraska formerly of Arapahoe, Nebraska died Friday, November 4, 2011 at the Cambridge Manor, in Cambridge. She was born on October 17, 1934 in Arapahoe, Nebraska to Charles & Ola (Crouch) Hornaday.
She graduated from Arapahoe High School with the class of 1952. After school she worked for C.A. Swanson until they closed. She would then go to work at the Cambridge Clarion newspaper in Cambridge, Nebraska and working there more than 30 years until her retirement.
After her retirement, she moved to South Ridge Retirement Village in Cambridge until failing health forced her to move to Cambridge Manor until her death.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Kenneth & Verald Hornaday, and nephew-in-law Norm Dietz.
She is survived by her sister-in-law Marg Hornaday of Oxford, Nebraska
Niece: Sharon & husband Ron Ludeke of Oxford, Nebraska
Nephew: Larry & wife Jo Hornaday of Kearney, Nebraska
Great Nephews: Mike Dietz of Gretna, Nebraska
Todd Hornaday of Bettendorf, Iowa
Shawn & wife Rachel Hornaday Erie, Colorado
Great-Great Nieces: Morgan Dietz of Huntsville, Alabama
Shelby Hornaday of Bettendorf, Iowa
Great-Great Nephews: Chyne Dietz of Indianapolis, Indiana
Seth, Michael, & Kaleb of McCook, Nebraska
Great-Great-Great Nephew: Mason Bennett of Denver, Colorado
Condolences or personal reflections can be left at wenburgfuneralhome.com
Private family inurnment will be at a later date at Arapahoe Cemetery, Arapahoe, Nebraska. Memorials are suggested to Cambridge Manor, of Cambridge, Nebraska. Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.