Dale Allen Hornung

Born: Mon., Nov. 9, 1925
Died: Tue., Dec. 31, 2013


2:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Jan. 10, 2014
Location: West Unity Chapel

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jan. 11, 2014
Location: Stryker United Brethren Church

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Dale Allen Hornung, 88 years, of West Unity, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at
Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan. Dale was born November 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.  Dale was 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 service station. 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 dry wit.

Surviving is his wife, Linda of West Unity; five children, Allen (Sherry) Hornung of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 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. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Wilford "Bill" Hornung and Lawrence Hornung and two sisters, Violet Stucky and Faith Davis.

Visitation for Dale Allen Hornung will be held on Friday, January 10, 2014 from 2:00 – 8:00 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.  Funeral services for Dale will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 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.

Those 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.

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Jerry and Sabrina Finch
   Posted Thu January 02, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with you...so sorry for your loss.

Edwin Turman
   Posted Thu January 02, 2014
Linda there are no words to express your loss, May God be with you.

Dawne Beverly
   Posted Sat January 04, 2014
Linda & Families: May God bless you with strength and comfort at this most difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers!

Harriet Bice Keith
   Posted Mon January 06, 2014
My love, prayers, and deepest sympathy are with Sandra, Dee, and Al, and families during this difficult time. I remember your father from many years ago, and I know he was a wonderful man because I do know the three of you. My sympathies to the extended family as well. God bless you with peace and comfort.

Cheryl and Robert Boldman
   Posted Mon January 06, 2014
To Dale's family, Our deepest sympathy to you all. Thoughts and prayers are with you for comfort. So glad we knew Dale and he was part of West Unity!! He will be missed.

Renee Brillhart Barrett
   Posted Mon January 06, 2014
Prayers and hugs! So sorry for your loss

Eric and Caren Miglin Family
   Posted Mon January 06, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Jerry & Judy Bartell
   Posted Tue January 07, 2014
Linda and Family, We wish to extend our deepest sympathy to you at this most difficult time. May God grant you peace and comfort, our prayers are with you.

Mel and Sharon Clark
   Posted Wed January 08, 2014
Linda, we were so sorry to see that Dale had passed away. We don't hear much news from West Unity. Please know you are in our prayers and thoughts.
May God bless you and hold you during this time,
Mel and Sharon

Dan Jones
   Posted Wed January 08, 2014
Sorry for your loss. Good memories of Dale...he was a kind man who touched many peoples' lives through his business and presence in the West Unity community. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

Laurie Young and Olive Bly
   Posted Thu January 09, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss. Dale was a good friend and neighbor. May your memories of him keep your spirits bright with his love.

Rick Mettert
   Posted Thu January 09, 2014
My deepest sorrow mere words cannot express but prayers are with you always.

Scott Mcneal
   Posted Fri January 10, 2014
to Dales family, my deepest sympathy to Linda and family. I really enjoyed setting with Dale up to legion and visiting. He will be missed greatly. may he rest in peace

Ric Beals
   Posted Sat January 11, 2014
To all of Dale's family. Dale was a good friend of my Dad and I will always remember him coming down to our house or me and Dad sitting in his office in his home on E. Jackson. He supplied Dad with tractor-trailer tires, oil, and whatever else he needed to keep his semi on the road. Our first several years of married life, Dale kept us supplied in home heating oil at our house on E. Jackson St. Whenever I saw him we would chat for a few minutes and I will truly miss seeing him around West Unity. Please know that all of he and Linda's family are in our prayers at this time. May the peace that only Christ can offer surround you always.

Michael Frybarger
   Posted Sun January 12, 2014
Dale was a special person and will be missed by many people that knew him. I will keep your family in my prayers.

Sonny & Linda Cooper
   Posted Tue January 14, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and you & Dale's family, Linda.

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