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Oct 16, 1957

Mrs. Lena Roedel Hornet 82, a prominent- lifelong resident of Marrs township, died at 5 a.m. today at the home of her son and daughter in law, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hornet, R.R. 2, Mt. Vernon.


She was the widow of Fred Hornet, a well-known farmer who died in 1933.


The deceased's father was Christopher Roedel.


The body is at The Short's Funeral Home where friends may call, beginning this evening.  It will be taken to Zion United Church of Christ in Robinson and lie in state there until the funeral service at 2 p.m. Friday.  Rev. Raymond L. Hosto, pastor of Zion Church, of which Mrs. Hoenert was a member, will be the officiating clergyman.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.


Mrs. Hornet had been a member of Zion Church Ladies Aid for many years.


The son and two grandchildren are the nearest survivors.



Originally submitted by Betty Sellers