|Horn, William A. (1877 - 1947)|
|HORN BRAUN ERZINGER POPPE KARSTEN KRAUT BOSS COX COOK LENTZ|
----Source: HORN FAMILY HISTORY SCRAPBOOK
OBITUARY OF WILLIAM A. HORN
William A. Horn, son of Frank and Louise (Braun) Horn, was born in Sheboygan July 7, 1877 and came to this area as a child with his parents when they settled on a farm in Braun Settlement, Clark County. He received his education there.
On Dec. 6, 1917 he was united in marriage to the former Emma Tanner Erzinger at Greenwood.
The couple farmed in the town of Warner until 1944, when they retired and moved to Greenwood. Mrs. Horn died June 25, 1947. For the past four years, Mr. Horn made his home with his sister, Miss Martha Horn.
Mr. Horn was a patient at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, for two weeks and 12 days ago was taken to the Memorial Hospital Nursing Home at Neillsville.
He passed away there on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1961, at 9:30 A.M.
The body was brought to the Hill Funeral Home where it lay in state until Saturday when it was taken to the Zion United Church of Christ.
Funeral services were held at the church on Saturday at 2:00 P.M., Rev. Orval Egbert officiating. Burial was made in the Forest Hill Cemetery at Braun Settlement.
During the services Miss Nettie Miller sang In the Upper Garden and Some day He Will Make it Plain , accompanied at the organ by Mrs. Daniel Olson.
The pallbearers were Theo. Braun, Hubert Horn, Otto Horn, Henry Horn, George Poppe and Adolph Geisler.
He is survived by his sister Miss Martha Horn a stepson, Rudolph Erzinger, Monroe and a brother Frank, Tacoma, Wash.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a brother Otto and a sister Mrs. Bertha Karsten.
Those from away who attended the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Erzinger, Monroe Mr. and Mrs. Harry Karsten, Miss Berverly Kraut, Miss Bunee Kraut, Curtis Mrs. Ernest Boss, Abbotsford Rev. and Mrs. Walter Horn, Minneapolis, Minn. Miss Minnie Horn, Wrightstown, Wis Mrs. Donald Cox, Mr. Wm. Cook, Chicago, Ill. Frank Lentz, Brodhead.
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