Taylorville Obits

Bonnie L. Hornbeck

Bonnie L. Hornbeck, 91 of Taylorville, passed away at 5:35a.m. on Friday, September 16, 2022 at Taylorville Care Center.  She was born on March 10, 1931, the daughter of Glen and Gesina (Janssen) Vanzant.  She married Frank R. Hornbeck on December 17, 1949 in Springfield and he preceded her in death on June 10, 2022.  She worked as a nurse’s aid at St. Vincent Memorial Hospital.  Bonnie was member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, where she was active in many aspects of the church’s ministry including, Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, bible school teacher, choir and the Aid Association for Lutherans/Thrivent.  She volunteered at the TLC daycare and delivered Meals on Wheels for many years.  She and Frank loved to travel together. 

She is survived by her children: Allen (Patricia) Hornbeck of Champaign, Brenda (Michael) Seeley of Taylorville; grandchildren: Jimmy (Paula) Crisp, Billy Crisp, Emily (Michael) Przyborski, Brian (Rebecca) Hornbeck; great grandchildren: Xander, Hazel, Evan, Layla, Kira, and Alyssa; sister: Nila (Charles) Koch of Huey; brother: Dwain (Debbie) Vanzant of Decatur; and sister-in-law: Velma Langen of Springfield.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; grandson: Tim Crisp; brother: Merle Vanzant; and sister: Glenda Sikes.

A funeral service for Bonnie will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville with Pastor Rodney Blomquist officiating. Visitation will take place from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service in the church. Interment will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church or TLC Childcare Plus, 1010 N. Webster, Taylorville, IL 62568.  McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.  Memories of Bonnie, or condolences to her family, may be shared online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.