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“We have enjoyed having Patty as a neighbor for the past 8 years. She always had a cheerful smile in spite of her pain, and we enjoyed visiting about...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Frank and Phyllis Vidin - WA

“Aunt Patty was a special lady -- one of the most thoughtful people I've ever known. She had such strength and gave life 110%...always. As sad as we...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Wendy Staudt - Landenberg, PA

“My deepest thoughts and prayers go to the Horner family & one of my great friends - Greg. I was truly blessed by Patty for so many years (over 40) &...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Greg Fink - Friend (Buddies Mom)

“God bless to All the Horner family. One memory of Patty was at a small family gathering at her house, she was playing the piano then would stop and...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Debbie Ashmun - Seattle, WA

“As much as we all will miss you Patty, we could not wish you back to go through the last seven years. You were an inspiration to everyone on how to...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Dodie Erickson - Vancouver, WA

“To all of Patty's family... we will truly miss our wonderful neighbor of 17 years. Patty and I had so much in common... canning, gardening, children...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Molly & Ken Miner - Ridgefield, WA

“Patty was an inspriation with her gracious smile, gardening tips and true kindness which she portrayed upon every visit. She will be missed by all. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Yolanda Fink - Tigard, OR

“Many years ago Patty and I became "Pen Pals" and kept in touch with weekly hand written letters. I enjoyed hearing of her grandchildren's...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Amy Turner - Olympia, WA

“Patty was truly a wonderful lady. She was always so kind and friendly with a beautiful smile. She fought a brave battle with cancer and will truly be...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Darlene Fink - Vancouver, WA

“We always called each other "Magoo" or "Grace"... "Grace" perhaps because I seemed to always fall down or run into something. How far does our...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Joanie Guggenmos - WA

“Patty, you will be remembered most for the unconditional love you shared with all of us. You were a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Connie Medernach - Las Cruces, NM

“This is my grandma Patty. She had a wonderful sense of humor and always went above and beyond to make us smile. She consistently put others first,...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Kylee Horner - Woodinville, WA

“Patty, I will miss you so much. You were a huge inspiration to us all! Love you forever! Dawn ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Dawn - Vancouver, WA

“Although I married into the family later in the time line, Patty treated me as a sister rather than sister in law. She had that special way of making...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Joyce Allen - Stewartsville, MO

“Dear Patty, You were such a true inspiration to us all. Although life will not be the same without you, we are thankful that your pain and...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Dawn Horner - Vancouver, WA


Patricia "Patsy" Lee (Wagner) Horner August 28, 1934 ~ December 27, 2012 Patricia Lee (Wagner) Horner, 78 died on December 27, 2012 of a heart attack while sleeping. She was born in Yakima, WA to Gweneth Isabel (Cuyle) Heron and Leland D. Wagner on August 28, 1934. She is survived by her husband Kenneth D. Horner, her sister Judy (Charles) Parsons, her sister-in-law Connie Medernach (Jack) her sons and their wives, Jeffrey Horner (Carla), Gregory Horner (Dawn), Michael Horner (Michelle), eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death is her sister Avrille (Jeanie) Patterson and her mother, Gweneth Heron. Patty met her husband, Kenneth "Kenny" while attending high school in Olympia, WA. She attended Washington State University for a short time before coming back home to marry her high school sweetheart. After they were married, Ken and Patty moved to Vancouver, WA where they raised their three sons. When the boys were young, they spent a few years in Seattle, WA and Salem, OR before returning permanently to Vancouver. After retirement, they moved to Ridgefield, WA where they have lived for the past 17 years. Patty was very involved with her children while they were growing up. When her children were older, she went back to work as a secretary and business clerk for the Vancouver School District; she was with the district for 15 years before her retirement. Patty was an avid gardener, loved to cook (making everything from scratch) and adored animals. To her grandchildren she was "Snow White", as she had names for all the critters who would regularly visit her backyard. She had many friends and always put others' needs before her own. Nearly nine years ago she was diagnosed with oral cancer and beat the odds three times. She was a true fighter and an inspiration to family and friends. Funeral services will be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Saturday January 5, 2013. 1101 NE 112th Ave. Vancouver, WA 98664. Phone (360) 892-6060. Please sign her guestbook at www. Evergreenmemorialgardens.com. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to The Oral Cancer Foundation at www. oralcancerfoundation.org

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