"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Updated July 4, 2017


John D. Horky

September 12, 1952 - March 04, 2017

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John D. Horky, of Milford, formerly of Beatrice and Friend, was born September 12, 1952, in Friend, Nebraska to David and Carol (Lape) Horky, the oldest of 6 children, and passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Sunrise Country Manor near Milford at the age of 64. 

As a young boy, he attended Prescott Elementary School in Lincoln and later enrolled in the Nebraska School for the deaf in Omaha. He spent many years in Birmingham, Alabama before moving back to Nebraska where he resided in Beatrice. He moved to the Sunrise Country Manor in 2016. 

Survivors include his brothers and sisters-in-law, Mike and Karen Horky, Fairbury, Joe and Mary Horky, Fort Collins, CO, Kris Baber, Friend, Shannon and Doug Paulsen, also of Friend, Sallie Horky, Quinton, VI, many nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. 

A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017, from 12noon - 4 pm at the Friendship Terrace in Friend, Nebraska. 

Thanks to Lauber-Moore Funeral Homes, Friend, NE and Albert Sparks for the information.