Marjorie Horihan, 97, of Lanesboro
Wednesday, November 06, 2013 5:56 AM
Marjorie Horihan, of Lanesboro, died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home where she had lived for six weeks.
She was born near Burr Oak, Iowa, on Aug. 31, 1916, to R.E. "Emmett" and Anna Mullaney Knox. She attended Canton High School in Canton and Valders College in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
On May 30, 1940, at Plymouth Rock Church, near the family farm, she married William J. Horihan. She and her husband lived and farmed near Lanesboro for 39 years until his death in 1978.
They raised six children, Charles (Kathryn) of Apple Valley, Colleen (Larry) Gorrilla of Presque Isle, Wis., Cheryl (Jerry) Patrick of Huntington Beach, Calif., John (Jennifer) of Lanesboro, Richard (Gayle Burdick) of Lanesboro and Maureen (Daniel) Anderson of Lanesboro. Marjorie had 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her six brothers, Harold, Leo, John, Adrian, Richard and Roger, two grandchildren and a daughter-in-law.
A Mass of Christian burial was held last Wednesday, Oct. 30, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Lanesboro. Burial was in St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery.
Johnson-Riley Funeral Home in Lanesboro was in charge of arrangements.