July 4, 1936 - May 30, 2018

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Saturday, June 2, 2018 3:30 PM Vernon Funeral Home


Visitation Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 1:30 PM-3:30 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Mary Ann Van Horn (Stickley), 81, of Urbana, went to be with the Lord, with her family by her side on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Mary Ann was born in Westville, Ohio to the late Kenneth and Loretta (Ward) Stickley. Mary Ann was preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years, Richard A. Van Horn. Mary Ann was a 1954 graduate of Westville High School where she was the class valedictorian. She was the loving and supportive mother of seven children and a dedicated, loving wife. She tirelessly supported her family and never missed a game, concert, play, graduation, or other milestone in their lives. Mary Ann was the woman who enabled her husband's accomplishments. She was an avid booster of Graham Local and Highland Local schools and was the de facto secretary and administrator of the MORCO water company startup. She was a life long member of the Westville United Methodist Church and a regular attendee with family at First Baptist Church Saint Paris in recent years. She steadfastly kept family first through life's challenges, and spent her later years on the family farm, taking every opportunity to be involved in the lives of her children, nineteen grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Mary Ann is survived by seven children and their families: Kimberly VanHorn Jones of Urbana, Ohio (Aaron, Austin and Alexandra); Kathy (Randy) Weaver of Marengo, Ohio (Brock [Allison], Kirby [James], and Chase [Tory Tobin]); Kris (Roberto) Rojas of Harvard, Massachusetts (Olivia [Erik Bogard], Diego, Isabel, and Lorenzo); Kurt (Joanne) Van Horn of Mandeville, Louisiana (Clara, Nathaniel and Hannah), Kent (Jennifer McMillin) Van Horn of La Jolla, California (Amaya and Taylor), Karyl (Rusty) Strader of Urbana, Ohio (Colby, Cooper and Caden), and Kelly (Neil) Ziegler of Columbus, Ohio (Max). She is also survived by her brother Dan (Janet) Stickley, sister Cynthia (the late Don Pahl) Stickley, sister-in-law Mary Jane (Sayre) Stickley, sister-in-law Frances Burcham, four great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, and other extended family. Mary Ann was also preceded in death by her brother S. Thomas Stickley.

Mary Ann's family is so very grateful for Linda Yocom for the care, comfort, and companionship she provided, and for Hospice of Dayton, especially nurse Katie, for their excellent care and guidance.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 PM on Saturday, June 2, 2018 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana with Pastor Jeremy Spence officiating. The family will receive friends for 2 hours prior to the service from 1:30-3:30 PM. Burial will follow in Rosedale Cemetery, Conover.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Van Horn Scholarship Fund (http://thetroyfoundation.org) will be most welcome. The Van Horn Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to graduates of Graham Local and Highland Local Schools.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Carol (Hagans) Daulton - Jun 5, 2018
Dan and Family, Please know you have my sincere sympathy in the loss of your sister. Sincerely, Carol Hagans Daulton
Steven - Jun 4, 2018
So sorry for your loss, Kimberly. Our thoughts and prayers of comfort and condolences to the grieving family.
Jeff and Gerry Greenwood - Jun 2, 2018
So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a lovely person and we know she will be sorely missed.
Candi Griffith Crisci - Jun 2, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort at this time. Remember and talk about the good times....it helps the heart to heal.
Karen Carson - Jun 1, 2018
My thoughts are with you all during this time of loss.
Karrell Yeagle - Jun 1, 2018
Very sorry to hear about your mother. My sympathies and condolences to you and your family. Prayers for healing.
Ann & Adrian Porter - Jun 1, 2018
So Sorry to hear of your moms passing, our condolences to your family, She will be remembered by all who knew her, May god help you through these sad times, Your wonderful memories will always be with you.
Carolyn (Votaw) Baldwin - Jun 1, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. Mary Ann was such a fantastic person. I was your dad's secretary at Highland for an amazing 13 years and your mom was always there to support him and family. You are all in my prayers and may God heal the hurt in your hearts.
The Kozeleks - Jun 1, 2018
Kelly and family, we are so sorry. We will keep you all in our prayers.
John Perry - Jun 1, 2018
Kris, I am very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Rojas family (California) - Jun 1, 2018
We are very saddened to hear of your recent loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Denise Coleman-Sagar - May 31, 2018
My mom (Dorothy Coleman) loved Mary Ann and enjoyed working with your dad for years. We are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family. ❤️
Amy Fenning - May 31, 2018
Karyl and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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