WEST UNITY, Ohio — Dale Allen Hornung, 88, of West Unity, passed away
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers,
Dale was born Nov. 9, 1925, in Highland Township, Defiance
County, Ohio, the son of the late Arthur C. And Blanche M. (Kellermier)
Hornung. He was a 1944 graduate of West Unity High School. Dale was a
WWII Army Infantry veteran, involved in the Battle of the Bulge. He
married Linda A. Miller on June 9, 1990, in West Unity.
the owner of Dale’s Sinclair Service Station in West Unity, retiring in
1992. He formerly was a part owner of John Deere Agency in Montpelier
and Swanton, selling his portion of the business prior to purchasing the
He was a life member of the West Unity American Legion Post 669 as
well as the DAV, Montpelier Moose Lodge 312, Montpelier Eagles Aerie
2246 and the Bryan Amvets Post 54. Dale enjoyed gardening and canning
and freezing the produce of his garden, golfing, bowling and sharing his
Surviving are his wife, Linda of West Unity; five
children, Allen (Sherry) Hornung of Bartlesville, Okla., DeeAnne Hornung
of Van Wert, Ohio, Sandra (Dennis) Kleman, also of Van Wert, Ohio,
Michael (Christy) Borton of Waterville, Ohio, Jeremy (Lisa) Borton of
Bryan, Ohio; 15 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Wilford “Bill”
Hornung and Lawrence Hornung, and two sisters, Violet Stucky and Faith
Visitation for Dale Allen Hornung will be held on
Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, from 2 – 8 p.m. in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral
Home, 202 North Liberty Street, West Unity, Ohio (419)-924-9200. West
Unity American Legion Post 669 will conduct services at 7:30 p.m. Friday
evening in the funeral home.
services for Dale will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in
the Stryker United Brethren Church 104 East Short Street, Stryker, with
Pastor Nick Woodall officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Grove
Cemetery, West Unity. Military graveside rites accorded by the West
Unity American Legion Post 669. The family will also receive friends one
hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.
planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial
contributions to West Unity American Legion Post 669, 120 West Jackson
Street, West Unity, Ohio 43570, or to the Stryker United Brethren
Church, 104 East Short Street, Stryker, Ohio 43557, or to the family.
Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com.