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Del E. Hornbacher

    Del E. Hornbacher, age 87 of York, NE died on Friday, June 7, 2024 at York. He was born on December 15, 1936 to Ephraim and Irma (Goemmel) Hornbacher in Sutton, NE. Del had served his country as a member of the United States Army. On November 30, 1958, he was united in marriage to Joanne Arp in Sutton.

    Del was owner of Hornbacher House Moving Inc. He enjoyed golfing, playing pool, and riding motorcycles. He had previously taught motorcycle driving throughout the state. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in York. He enjoyed family activities and watching his family grow.

    He is survived by his wife Jan of York, children: Beverly (Larry) Blum of McCool Junction, NE, Karen (Randy) Suhr of McCool Junction, Bruce (Kelly) Hornbacher of York, and Todd (Tina) Hornbacher of McCool Junction; 20 grandchildren; and 36 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters: Velda (Don) Sedersten of Lincoln, NE, Wanda LaPage of Lincoln, and Sue (Steve) Rath of St. Edward, OK, nieces, nephews, and many friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Tom, and great grandson Jaxson Hornbacher.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 am, Thursday, June 13, 2024 at the First United Methodist Church in York with the Reverend Trudy Hanke officiating.  Burial with military honors will be held that afternoon at 2:00 pm at Sutton Cemetery in Sutton, NE. Visitation will be held from 1-8 pm on Wednesday, with family greeting friends from 6-7:30 pm that evening at the mortuary.

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