In Memory

Gene Horton

Date Of Birth: May-1-1935
Date Deceased: March-5-2009
Age at Death: 73
Cause of Death: complications after back surgery
Classmate City: Plevna
Classmate State: KS
Classmate Country: USA
Was a Veteran: No
Survived By: wife Martha (now deceased), son Joe, daughters Karen and Myra, three grandchildren, brother Max (class of '56), sister Janet (class of '63). Daughter Lucy preceeded him in death at age 21, from complications of diabetes.

BS from Kansas State, Master's from Emporia, Sterling and WSU. Farmed and raised stock for many years as well as teaching 3rd grade in Hutchinson. Member and Deacon of Plevna Community Church, Mayor of Plevna, member of USD 310 School Board, member of Hutchinson Reno Masonic Lodge Order of Eastern Star. Gene was a wonderful son, husband, father and brother. He was dedicated to his church and had a deep faith. He was quiet in his giving and of his counsel. He had a quirky sense of humor. An all around good guy!