Wednesday, November 2, 2005
Harley Evans Horn, a lifelong resident of Hood River, Ore., died peacefully May 28, 2005, at the age of 81. Services will be held on at Anderson’s Tribute Center on Monday, June 6, at 2 p.m. A reception with refreshments will follow.
Harley was born Nov. 9, 1923, in Hood River. His parents Joseph and Ethel Mae (McLeod) Horn lived in the community of Oak Grove and were involved in the operation of the family sawmill, Horn Brothers Lumber Company.
He attended school at Oak Grove and Hood River High School, graduating in 1941. He graduated from Oregon State College (Oregon State University) with a degree in Forest Engineering.
Harley was a captain in the Marines, and served during World War II and the Korean War.
On Oct. 30, 1948, Harley married Ellen Fleck of The Dalles, Ore. His long career included the operation of West Side Grocery Store with his brother, Allen Horn. He also worked several years for the U.S. Forest Service in Parkdale, Ore. During the last 30 years of his career he worked as a logging manager at Hanel Lumber Company near Parkdale.
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I Can't Keep Quiet singers at "Citizen Town Hall"
‘I can’t keep quiet,’ sing members of an impromptu choir in front of Hood River Middle School Saturday prior to the citizen town hall for questions to Rep. Greg Walden. The song addresses female empowerment generally and sexual violence implicitly, and gained prominence during the International Women’s Day events in January. The singers braved a sudden squall to finish their song and about 220 people gathered in HRMS auditorium, which will be the scene of the April 12 town hall with Rep. Greg Walden, at 3 p.m. Enlarge