Jack Travis Van Horn

Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA
Death 17 Jul 2016 (aged 91)
Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 167267002 · View Source
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Jack Travis Van Horn, age 91, a resident of Las Vegas, NM, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016.
Jack was born on March 25, 1925 in Coffeyville, KS to Fred B. and Ivy Ray Van Horn.
Jack graduated from Field Kindley High School in 1941 and attended Coffeyville Community college for one year and entered the United States Navy V-12 college training program at Washburn University. After one year at Washburn and a few months at Harvard Business School, he received a commission in the Navy Supply Corps and was assigned to Commander Service Forces in the Pacific. After leaving the service he completed college at the University of Kansas.
His employment included Gulf Oil Corporation working in Kansas, Michigan, Illinois, New Mexico and Oregon. In 1958 he married Lucille Brangwin in Rockaway, New Jersey.
After retirement he was employed in the business office of New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM for a few years.
Jack is survived by his wife, Lucille of the family home, one son, Fred (Tony) Van Horn of Rio Rancho, NM and one grandson, Brandon Van Horn of Las Vegas.
A memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. from the First United Presbyterian Church, 1000 Douglas Avenue, Las Vegas, NM. The interment will follow at a later date in the family plot in the Restlawn Cemetery, Coffeeville, KS. In lieu of flowers, remembrances are to be sent to the Building Fund at the First United Presbyterian Church.

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  • Created by: P Barela
  • Added: 21 Jul 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 167267002
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jack Travis Van Horn (25 Mar 1925–17 Jul 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 167267002, citing Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by P Barela (contributor 46573401) .