Horton, Loralei “Lally”

Betty Jorgensen (L) and Loralei Horton (R) from a collage page in the 1947 Mar-Ken Yearbook.
Betty Jorgensen (L) and Loralei Horton (R) from a collage page in the 1947 Mar-Ken Yearbook.
Loralie "Lally" Horton 1947
Loralie “Lally” Horton 1947

Loralei Horton

[Note: Her first name is spelled in the various Yearbooks as: Loralei, Lorallei, Lorallie, Lorelli, Loralli, Lorralla, and Lorallii.]

From the 1945 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Freshman Biographies”:
Loralli Horton was born in Los Angeles on Dec. 18, 1930. She started to Mar-Ken in the 8th grade. Her ambition is to be a dancer on the stage and I hope her wish comes true. It ought to after taking ballet for five years. Her favorite subject in school is Study Hall. Her favorite sports are horseback riding and ice skating. Her love interest is Dennis Morgan.

Nickname: Lally

Freshman Predictions: Wouldn’t Lorelli Horton look cute as a riveter, punching holes in all those big planes. We think it’s ideal.

From the 1946 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Junior Biographies”:
Name – Lorallei Horton
Born – Dec. 18
Ambition – To be a dancer
Talent – Dancing
Saying – Oh crum
Song – Some Sunday Morning
Band – Paul Whitman
Food – Rabbit

Loralei was a member of the Los Buenos Vecinos (The Good Neighbors, Spanish Club) in 1946.

From the 1947 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Senior Biographies”:
Name – Loralei Horton
Born – Dec. 18 – Los Angeles
Ambition – To be in the Ice Capades
Talent – Dancing and ice skating
Saying – Holy Cow!
Nickname – Lolly
Senior Predictions: Lorallei Horton will win the Ice Skating championships.

Loralei was a member of the Science Club, and a member of the Los Buenos Vecinos (The Good Neighbors, Spanish Club) in 1947.