PRINEVILLE Sidney Clayton Horn, 90, died Feb. 1 at his Prineville home, two weeks after his wife, Fern, died. Services were held Feb. 9 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Prineville, with interment at Juniper Haven Cemetery in Prineville. Bishop Bobby Cox officiated.
Mr. Horn was born Oct. 18, 1922, in Brush, Colo., to Riley and Nora Horn. He attended school in Brush, and moved to Emmett, Idaho, with his family in the early 1940s. He enlisted in the U.S. Army on his 21st birthday, and served in Europe during World War II. He received two Purple Hearts and helped liberate the concentration camps in Germany.
On June 8, 1946, he married Fern Rynearson in Emmett. They lived there for a few years, then moved to Prairie City where they lived for nearly 30 years.
In Prairie City, he worked for Eugene Ricco on his ranch for several years, and then worked for the U.S. Forest Service for about 25 years.
After his retirement, they moved to Prineville to be near their son and other relatives.
He continued working for another 20-plus years, part of the time as night watchman at Mt. Bachelor Academy east of Prineville, and then for 10 years, at Les Schwab Tire Center in Prineville.
His hobbies were leather work, playing card games, hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. He spent a lot of time helping at his church and visiting members.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Survivors include his son, Larry (Della) Horn of Madras; daughters, Judy (Tom) Trent of Sparks, Nev., and Connie (Bill) Hall of Los Lunas, N.M.; 14 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Norma Rynearson of Prairie City, Bessie Rynearson of Enterprise and Auli Horn of Idaho; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Fern; two sisters; two brothers; and two daughters, Marsha Knudsen and Cheryle Horn.