James R. Hornby
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James R. Hornby, 66, of Brookings, died Dec. 29, 2013, in Brookings. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at First Lutheran Church in Brookings. Visitations will be from 4-8 P.M. Thursday at First Lutheran Church. Memorials may be directed to the SD Special Olympics. Eidsness Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
In 1970, Jim joined the Brookings Police Force, retiring as Captain in 2001. Jim was a board member of the SD Law Enforcement Torch Run and the SD Special Olympics. He was currently serving as president of the SD Peace Officer's Association; he was a member of SD Rolling Thunder, Chapter 2. He is survived by his wife, Doris; daughters, Sarah (Jason) Keizer and Jessica Hornby; special grandson, Jackson Tyler Hornby; two sisters, Madalen (Bill) Farrin of Palmdale, CA and Sandra Stoltenberg of Brookings, SD; brother, Roger Hornby of Westminster, CO; sister-in-law, Jane Peterson of Cannon Falls, MN; mother-in-law, Shirley Harvey of Brookings, SD; sister-in-law, Donna (Alan) Riedesel of Brookings, SD; nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Published in The Argus Leader on Dec. 31, 2013