|Marilyn Horning, 66|
|Written by TRF Times|
Casper, Wyo. - Marilyn Sigerud Horning, of Casper, Wyo., died on February 3, 2005 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.
Dual services were conducted on Tuesday, February 8, first with a committal service at the Oregon Trail State Veteran’s Cemetery in Evansville, Wyo, with a memorial service following at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Glenrock, Wyo.
Marilyn Sigerud was born April 9, 1938 in Goodridge, the daughter of Harry and Mabel (Tangen) Sigerud. She was baptized and confirmed at Rosendal Lutheran Church and graduated from Goodridge High School in 1956.
On September 1, 1956, also in Goodridge, she married her high school sweetheart, Allen Horning. Throughout her husband’s career with the U.S. Navy, she focused on making a home for their four children. They lived in Thief River Falls and Williston, N.D., before moving to Wyoming in 1983.
Working numerous years as an Avon representative, she also worked as a food demonstrator at a supermarket. She was a faithful member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. In her leisure, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends, baking, cooking, traveling, listening to country music and savoring a well made margarita.
Her greatest joy was the cherished company of her grandchildren, to whom she gave unconditional love, support and nurturing. She will be remembered for her kindness, her selflessness and her gentle nature. Her enduring impression of love will be held in all the hearts she touched.
Survivors include her husband of 49 years; her daughter, Jackie Marohn of Casper, Wyo.; her sons, Jim Horning and his wife of Kansas City, Mo., Mark Horning of Douglas, Wyo. and Mitch Horning and his wife of Casper, Wyo.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson; her brothers, Larry (Doreen) of Goodridge and Jim (Judy) of Milwaukee; sister Debra (Lance) of Oakes, N.D.; an aunt Hulda Sigerud of Thief River Falls; and numerous cousins nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.