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Sam Hornak

November 22, 1918 — March 22, 2023

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Passed away peacefully on March 22, 2023 at home. Sam was born  in Muskegon Heights, MI. on  November 22, 1918, the son of  Paul and  Elizabeth  (Marko) Hornak Sr. After graduating from Muskegon  Heights High School Class of 1936, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII, and later in the Army Reserve  retiring as a Major with 36 years of military service. Sam worked for 30 years in electrical wholesale and  retired from All Phase Electrical Supply Company of Kalamazoo in 1984. He enjoyed travelling the world, living at Lake Doster, Michigan and  worshipping at the First Presbyterian  Church  of  Plainwell.  Sam was preceded  in death by 1st wife: Ila Louise (O'Dell) on August 28, 1975, son: Samuel James on April18, 2013, 2nd wife: Janet Elaine (Temple) on January 1, 2013,  and  step-son Larry Temple on April 1, 2008. Surviving are 2 children: Laurel  (Charles)  Caswell of Portage, Daniel (Judy) Hornak of Mt. Airy, NC., step-daughter Charlane  (Carl) Anderson of Arlington Hts., Il., and a niece, Susan  Hornak of Kentwood  Mi.  Sam enjoyed  being a grand parent to 10 and a great grandparent to 16.  A celebration of Sam's life will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of  Latter Day Saints, 910 West Main, Kalamazoo Mi. at 11am  on April 22, 2023. Fellowship & Food will follow immediately after the service.  Memorials may be made  to: St. Jude's Children's Hospital or Centrica Care Navigators. Arrangements by Redmond Funeral Home, Kalamazoo. www.redmondfuneralhomes.net

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Saturday, April 22, 2023

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Saturday, April 22, 2023

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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