Horn, Elvira (1924 - 2001)






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Elvira Horn

STEVENS POINT - Elvira "Vi" Horn, 76, 3241 Yvonne Drive, died Wednesday evening, April 25, 2001, at St. Joseph's Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Marshfield.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. David Maxfield and the Rev. Kenneth Knutson will officiate. Cremation will follow and burial of her ashes at Forest Cemetery.

Friends may call at Boston Funeral Home from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday and at the church from 10:30 a.m. until service time Monday.

Memorials are established in her name for Trinity Lutheran Church, World Hunger through Trinity Lutheran Church and the Cancer Support Group at St. Michael's Hospital.

Vi was born Dec. 25, 1924, in Chili, a daughter of the late William and Mary (Drescher) Lindow. She attended grade schools in Chili and graduated from Marshfield High School. She attended Central State Teachers College, Stevens Point, and graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1946.

After college, she taught high school English in Westfield, Columbus, Auburndale and Rockford, Ill. After moving to Stevens Point, she was a substitute teacher at McDill Grade School.

She was married to Rudolph A. Horn on May 31, 1946, in Chili. He survives.

She is also survived by one son, Gregory (Kathleen) Horn, Littleton, Colo. one granddaughter, Lindsay one grandson, Kevin and extended family, Tri Hoang, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Donald Smith, Rockford, Ill., and three other family members who would call her grandmother.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, the Cancer Support Group at St. Michael's Hospital and a host parent at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

She was a loving wife, mother and foster mother. She liked to sing with various choirs, loved to travel and did numerous family genealogies. She loved reading and poetry, but most of all enjoyed doing good for others. She was an excellent communicator and was very respectful and thankful of those who took care of her.



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