Cheryl A. Hord, 68
March 17, 1947 -- May 4, 2015
Cheryl A. Hord passed away May 4, 2015, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 68. She was born March 17, 1947, in West Bend, the daughter of Albert and Lydia Lischka Theusch. She married Edward Hord on Jan. 30, 1971, at Treasure Island, California.
Cheryl was a personnel manager in U.S. Navy. Over the years she earned many accolades, including the following: the Overseas Service Ribbon with five awards, the Good Conduct Medal with six awards, the National Defense Service Medal, the Navy Achievement Medal with two awards, Navy Commendation with two awards and was Guam Ambassador at Large. She was stationed at Philadelphia; Bainbridge, Maryland; Treasure Island, California; Jokosuka, Japan; Washington, D.C.; Guam; Bethesda, Maryland; New-port, Rhode Island; and London. She retired as a master chief petty officer.
Cheryl lived in Mountain Home since 1991, moving from Guam. She was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association, Alley-White American Legion post 52 and Elk’s Lodge 1714 BPOE Elkettes. Cheryl has climbed Mount Fugi, kissed the Blarney Stone, toured Ireland, Belgium, German, France, Siapan, Hawaii and Scotland. She enjoyed her navel career, especially the camaraderie and the travel. Cheryl is survived by her husband, Edward Hord of Mountain Home, Arkansas; sister, Mary (John) Harpold of Bellvue, Colorado; three brothers, Gwynn (Marilyn) Theusch of West Bend, Randal (Debbie) Theusch of Saukville, and Ray (Elaine) Maurer of Campbellsport; cousin, Larry Sabish; two nephews, Sean and Josh Theusch; two nieces, Tami (Edward) Ehlert and Rhea Theusch; many close friends and military comrades in arms.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Jimmie Maurer.
A memorial service/ celebration of life for Cheryl will be 11 a.m., Saturday, June 6, 2015, at Elk’s Lodge 1714 BPOE, with the Rev. Jerrel Venable officiating. Military Honors will be provided by the Alley-White American Legion post 52 honor guard.
Memorials may be made to Peitz Cancer House, Convoy of Hope or World Vision.
Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.