Donna Regelmann Hornbeck

hornbeck, donna webJan 1930 – Sept 2013

Donna Regelmann Hornbeck, age 83, of Modesto passed away at Lidia’s Blessed Home in Modesto on Monday, September 9, 2013. She was born January 12, 1930, in Erie, Pennsylvania to Howard and Ellen Regelmann. After she graduated Strong Vincent High School in 1948 she received her nursing degree from St. Vincent Hospital. She married John Mulligan on October 25, 1952 and he passed in 1969. She moved to Florida where she worked for Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. They had a son John Howard Mulligan and he passed in 1979. In 1969, she came back to Dublin where she met and later married Jim Hornbeck, and together they settled in Modesto. She attended Modesto Lutheran Church. Donna was known as a people person and enjoyed being involved in people’s lives, especially her niece and nephew who she spoiled.

She is survived by her brother and sister in law Howard and Barbara Regelmann; grandson John William Mulligan of Fort Worth, TX; half sisters Nancy Moore and Ruthie Reed; half brother Dwayne Regelmann, all of Pennsylvania; niece Tammi Herrera and nephew Todd Regelmann. Donna was preceded in death by her husband James and son John Mulligan.

Memorial service will be held at Allen Mortuary on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 11:00a.m. Please share your memories at

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