Marvin Hornbaker, former Eagle restaurateur, dies |

Marvin Hornbaker, former Eagle restaurateur, dies

Daily Staff Report

Marvin D. Hornbaker, the former owner of Rueben’s Restaurant in Eagle, died in Pueblo, Sept. 30. He was 73.

Born in Fowler, Kan., he was the son of the late Earl D. and Clara Hornbaker.

Hornbaker graduated from Fowler High School. He served with the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and later managed several hotels throughout Kansas before relocating to Colorado in 1972.

Hornbaker owned and operated Rueben’s Restaurant prior to his retirement. Hornbaker is survived by his wife, Eva; his son, David C. Hornbaker, and daughter-in-law, Mary-Ann of Marlborough, Mass.; and his grandchildren, Karina and Maria Hornbaker, also of Marlborough. Others survivors include his brother, Duane Hornbaker and sister-in-law, Darlene, of Cimarron, Kan.; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Myron Hornbaker of Meade, Kan.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Southwest Church of Christ in Pueblo. There are no calling hours. Burial will be at a later date.

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