Helen I. Hornsey

Alton | Monday, August 19 2013

Helen I. Hornsey, 95 passed away at 7:10 pm, Monday, August 19, 2013 at VIP Manor in Wood River. 

She was the daughter of William and Ida (Metzger) Krug.   

She married Robert Hornsey on May 1, 1945 at the Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  He passed away in 1998. 

She was a member of St. Matthews Church.  She was a retired beautician.


Helen is survived by three children and their spouses, Robert Hornsey of Alton, Timothy and Bobbie Hornsey of  CA and Sherry and Marty Francher of Wappapello, MO; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Bill and Maria Harris of NC, Pam and Ashley Lewis of  Jacksonville, FL, Zachary and Amber Hornsey of Winchester, CA, Nathan Hornsey of Washington DC, Bobbi and Paul Brooks of Edwardsville and Travis and Kali Clapdoddle of Alton: eleven great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Helen was preceded in death by a son, Terry “Ribby” Hornsey who passed away July 19, 2013 and two sisters, Norma Siglock and Doris Tanney.

 Memorial visitation will be for both Helen and her son Terry “Ribby” Hornsey from 4 until 6 pm on Monday, August 26, 2013 at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton.

Memorials may be made to a Charity of One’s Choice.

Online tributes and condolences can be found at

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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