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Lucille Horn


Published: Monday, July 14, 2014 11:19 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 2:41 p.m. CDT

Lucille Horn, 93, of Winterset, formerly of Lorimor, died July 10, 2014, at Winterset Care Center North in Winterset.

Celebration of life services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, at Powers Funeral Home, 612 N. Dodge St., Afton. The Rev. Ben Turner will officiate. Burial will be in Lorimor Cemetery, south of Lorimor. Visitation with family present will be 10 to 11 a.m. service time Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials are to be given in her name. Online condolences may be left at

Ova Lucille Horn, daughter of Gola Glee (Smothers) and Nobie Ernest Horn, was born Aug. 22, 1920, in Moulton.

Lucille and her family moved to Lorimor in 1930; later, Lucille graduated from Lorimor High School in 1938.

After graduation, she stayed on the farm and continued to help out with the different chores and cooking until moving into town on Nov. 10, 1979, when she began working for B & W Speed Wash in Lorimor.

She later worked as a bookkeeper for the Lorimor Utilities until her retirement in December 1985.

Lucille moved to the Winterset Care Center in November 2011.

She was also formerly an active Lorimor Booster and assisted with the Lorimorian newspaper.

Lucille is survived by several cousins including Sally Hougland of Indianola.

Lucille was preceded in death by her parents, sister Evadean Horn and brother Lewis Horn.

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