Lucille B <I>Brangwin</I> Van Horn

Lucille B Brangwin Van Horn

Birth
Rockaway, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Death 21 Jul 2018 (aged 94)
Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 191663342 · View Source
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Lucille B. Van Horn, age 94, a resident of Las Vegas, passed away on July 21, 2018. Lucille was residing at the Meadows Long Term Facility.
Lucille was born on October 1, 1923 in Rockaway, New Jersey, the eldest of three children.
Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, Jack, after 58 years of marriage.
Her life was long and fruitful. In addition to a Bachelor’s degree from Tusculum College in Tennessee, she completed a MA in Christian Education from McCormick Seminary in Chicago. Lucille worked in the New York headquarters of the Presbyterian Church in Indian Work Missions, prior to her marriage to Jack Van Horn in 1958. Their life together took them to Hobbs, New Mexico, Kermit, Texas, Roswell, NM, Jacksonville, IL, Portland, OR and Las Vegas, New Mexico. Throughout her lifetime, as long as her health would allow, she remained very active in the Presbyterian Church, teaching both Christian Education, and ESL. Lucille held a special love for libraries, and volunteered at Los Niños Elementary in the library, as well as the FUPC library.
Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Van Horn, July 17, 2016, her parents and her brother.
Lucille is survived by their adoptive son, Fred (Tony) Van Horn, their grandson, Brandon Van Horn and three great-grandsons. Lucille is also survived by her sister, Betty Hilbert of Rockaway, NJ and several nieces and nephews and their extended families.
A Celebration of her life will be held on August 7, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church of Las Vegas. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First United Presbyterian Church to which she had devoted her life. Cremation has taken place and her cremains will be forwarded to the Restlawn Cemetery in Coffeyville, KS where she will be laid to rest beside her husband, Jack.


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  • Created by: P Barela
  • Added: 25 Jul 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 191663342
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lucille B Brangwin Van Horn (1 Oct 1923–21 Jul 2018), Find A Grave Memorial no. 191663342, citing Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by P Barela (contributor 46573401) .