Blanche L. Hornig, 85, of Salem and formerly of Union died June 1. A memorial service will begin 1 p.m. June 20 at Morningside United Methodist Church in Salem.
Blanche was born in Ithaca Township, Wis., to Leslie and Libby Holeton on Sept. 28, 1921. She lived in Minnesota and Kennewick. She married Thomas Hornig in 1949, and they lived in Union, Eugene and Salem.
In the ’70s, Blanche was executive secretary for the Salem League of Women Voters. She was proud to be a part of the Friday clan, and an honorary Cherry.
Survivors include her husband, Tom; daughters and their spouses, Susan and Steve Hruza of McMinnville and Mary Hornig and Chris Mini of Eugene; son, Pat of San Jose, Calif.; grandson, Andrew of McMinnville; son-in-law, Craig Cherry of Eugene; sister, Marie Duncan of Kennewick; brothers, Leroy Friday of Kennewick and Clifford Friday of Moses Lake, Wash.; and many nieces and nephews.
La Grande Observer – Obituaries For The Week Ending June 16, 2007 Published: June 16, 2007
Transcribed by Dixie Ricker