Nada Frances Hornback, 77, passed away Tuesday, March 31, at her home in Camas, Washington. She was born January 30, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to John and Myrtle Sharp.
Nada grew up in Philadelphia and graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor’s degree in Education. After graduating, she moved to Denver, Colorado where she taught grade school. Shortly after moving to Denver, Nada met the love of her life, Verne Quentin Hornback (Quent). They were married September 1, 1962.
Nada worked as a grade school teacher in the public schools until 1978 when she was asked to be administrator of the “I AM” School, Inc. She served in this role for 18 years and was loved by all who passed through its doors.
In the mid-80s, Nada was asked to serve on the Board of Directors of Saint Germain Foundation and in 1996 Nada and Quent moved to Schaumburg, Illinois.
Nada managed the Editorial Department of Saint Germain Foundation until her retirement in 2002. Nada and Quent retired in the Mount Shasta, California area.
Quent passed away in August 2013 and Nada moved to Camas, Washington to be with her son.
Nada was known for her musical abilities and was an accomplished pianist and organist. She started taking piano lessons at age 7 and was playing in church by age 12. She often accompanied school plays, conducted choirs and taught piano. She took up the organ in her twenties and played piano and organ for “I AM” religious services locally and nationally throughout her life. She especially enjoyed playing musicals. Her last musical was for the Christmas program at the “I AM” Sanctuary of Portland, December 7, 2014.
Nada is survived by her sons, Verne C. and Victor Hornback, Victor’s wife Lisa McCahill, sister Joan Aman and brother Donald Sharp.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Nada’s memory to either the Saint Germain Foundation, 1120 Stonehedge Drive, Schaumburg, IL 60194-1323 or to The “I AM” School, Inc., 118 Siskiyou Avenue, Mount Shasta, CA 96067.