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Marguerite Aileen Light

October 26, 1923 — February 2, 2021

Marguerite Aileen Light, age 97, died February 2, 2021 in Villa Park, California.

She was born October 26, 1923 the daughter of George and Hazel King in Fairbury, Nebraska.

Aileen graduated high school in 1941 from Phillipsburg, Kansas. She married the love of her life, James Light, together they raised two daughters, Diana and Nancy. She went on to earn a college degree from Asbury University in Kentucky and became a teacher. Aileen was an active member in her church. She loved God and her Family. She was a talented painter. She also loved to play the organ and make her own preserves.

Survived by:
Grandchildren, Suzy McCasey and husband, Tim, Toni Baird, Jim Carter and wife, Shawna, Robert Hays and wife, Jennifer, and Kathy Kuhl and husband Bill.
Son-in-laws, Michael Hays and Larry O’Handley.
10 Great grandchildren
13 Great, great grandchildren and
Several nieces and nephews.

Aileen was preceded in death by
Both her parents, George and Hazel King
Her husband, James Light
Her daughters, Diana Hays and Nancy O’Handley
Son-in-law, Tom Carter
Her brothers, Dean King and Wayne King
Her sisters-in-law, Evelyn King and Pat King

Visitation will be at 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM on Friday, February 26, 2021 at the Hornung Family Funeral Home 1212 W. 2nd Street Liberal, Kansas
with graveside service to follow at Liberal Cemetery in Liberal.

Memorial donations suggested to the American Heart Association,

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, February 26, 2021

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Hornung Family Funeral Home

1212 W. 2nd, Liberal, KS 67901

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Graveside Service

Friday, February 26, 2021

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