Rodney James Van Horne, 70, of Gaylord, MI, passed away May 10, 2021, in Traverse City, MI, at Munson Medical Center.
He was born in Cheboygan, MI, on November 27, 1950, to Joseph and Marie (Sova) Van Horne.
Rodney was a graduate from Cheboygan High School, class of 1969. In his youth, he enjoyed playing fast pitch softball. He enjoyed family gatherings, and computer networking with others. He also enjoyed the work he did at Fox Valley Instrument Company. Rodney was inspirational to all.
Rodney was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Marie Van Horne; his sister, Joanne Quay; brother-in-law, Dale Quay; sister-in-law, Sharon Van Hoorne; and best friend, Ron Piche.
He is survived by brothers, Alvin (Diane) Van Horne, Gary Van Hoorne, William (Debbie) Van Horne, and Richard Van Horne, all from Cheboygan, MI; sisters, Christine (Pete) Redmond from Cheboygan, Sue Van Horne from Grawn, MI; close family friend, Jeanie Douglas; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
The family would like to acknowledge the very dedicated caregivers that looked after Rodney’s well-being, Crystal, Becky, Becky M., Nila, and Jenny.
Graveside services will be held at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cheboygan, MI, on June 9, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.