Steven Richard Horning was born in Sacramento on March 13th, 1957 to Mary Jane and the late LeRoy Horning. He was a resident of Galt and Elk Grove, graduating from Elk Grove High School in 1975. Steve married Leslee Rae Schultze on August 27, 1978 and they have two children; Erin (Chris) Vestal and Tommy (Lindsey) Horning and a granddaughter Harlow Raellyn Vestal. Steve worked as a farmer in Galt and a mechanic for the Elk Grove Unified School District before being hired by the Elk Grove Fire Department (Cosumnes) in 1986. Steve retired in 2010 and enjoyed additional time for his many hobbies, including white water rafting, hunting, fishing and most important, family time.
Steve is also survived by his Mom Mary Jane, brothers Fred and John, Father-in-Law Ray Schultze, Sister-in-Law Teri Kunz, Brother-in-Law Jim Kunz, nieces & nephews Bryon (Marilyn & son Max) Kunz, Joey (Ashley & sons Jake and Luke) Kunz, Justin Horning, Jennifer Horning and Cassiar (Mike & son Jace) Ladenburg in addition to Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins. Steve also leaves behind his beloved extended Firefighter and River families.
A celebration of life will be held in Steve’s honor on July 29, 2014 at 11 am, Harvest Church, Elk Grove.
In Steve’s honor please feel free to make a donation to either the American River Parkway Foundation, The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, The Leary Firefighters Foundation or the charity of your choice.