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Willow Veronica (nee Goodwin) Horning. Died peacefully on October 22, 2021 in Sun Prairie, WI at age 92. Before moving to Sun Prairie, Willow lived for many years in the Waukesha/Brookfield area. Willow was born on October 15, 1929 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She attended Lady of Lourdes Elementary School and graduated from Holy Name Academy in Spokane, WA in 1947. She graduated from Washington University majoring in English. In 1958, she traveled to Tokyo, Japan to teach English at the Tokyo American High School-Narimasu. Upon her return to the United States, she continued her teaching career and retired after many years as an English teacher from Waukesha South High School. In 1972, she married Fred Horning, who preceded her in death in 2005. Willow is survived by her “adoptive” Jones family, former students, and friends.
Visitation on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 PM at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 1755 North Calhoun Road, Brookfield, Wisconsin. Interment at Wisconsin Memorial Park will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be directed to St. John’s church or a charity of your choice.