Veronica "Vee" Horner, age 76, of Tabor, South Dakota, died on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society in Scotland, South Dakota.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM, on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Tabor with Reverend Anthony Urban officiating. Inurnment will be at St. Wenceslaus Cemetery in Tabor. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, on Friday, February 8 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Tabor and a vigil service will be held at 7:00 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz & Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Yankton, South Dakota.
Veronica was born March 28, 1942 in Wagner, South Dakota to Adam and Mary (Busta) Hron. She grew up in Wagner and attended country school. After school, she worked on the farm and then at The Spot Café in Wagner. On October 11, 1965, Vee married Raymond Trotter. After their marriage, they moved to Yankton and Vee worked as a waitress and cook for the bowling alley and Sunshine Café. In 1974, they moved to Tabor and purchased Vee's Bar. In 1985, Vee started working for the Czech Inn. She married Allen Horner in 1989 and then sold the bar in 1990. She then enjoyed babysitting for many families in Tabor. From 1994 to 2017, Vee worked at the Tabor Nutrition Center. She loved to cook, especially dumplings. She also enjoyed doing puzzle books, embroidery, and her many, many years as an Avon consultant. She loved the time spent on the farm and all the pets she had throughout the years.
Vee is survived by three children: Teresa (Ken) Holland of Tabor, Kimberly (David) Bloch of Arlington, SD and Ron (Janelle) Trotter of Lesterville, SD; four step-children, Greg (Lea) Horner of Littleton, CO, Connie (Lyle) LaCroix of Aripeka, FL, Sue (Tony) Souhrada of Tabor and Kathy (Tracey) Adams of Dolan Springs, AZ; 14 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; one brother, Franklin Hron of Tabor; and two loving dogs, Molly and Zsa Zsa.
Vee was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Allen "Al" Horner on December 10, 2010; granddaughter, Leah LaCroix; and brother, Robert Hron
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so sorry to hear of Vee's passing. Spent time with her planning Czech day activities years ago but lost contact when we moved to Springfield. Prayers to all the family.
Cynthia (Cyndi) Vollmer
Our sympathy to the family. I worked with Vee at sunshine. Many good memories.
Robert & Norma Bender
So many of my childhood memories include Vee and the Trotter family. She was such a shining light. I will treasure those memories always.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. As cousins our families spent Easter's together,lots of good memories.
My thoughts and prayers are with Vee's family. As cousins,our family spent our Easter's together,when we were kids. Lots of good memories.
My Sympathies to Vee and all her family. RIP
Sorry to hear of Vee's passing. I worked with her at Sunshine back in the day. So many good , fun memories of work and outside of work. She was a very nice, fun loving person. May she rest in peace.My sympathy to all.
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