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Charles H. Horn

June 06, 1921 - April 29, 2017

CHARLES H. HORN, 95, of 500 S. Jackson Street, Morrison, IL, passed away Saturday April 29, 2017 at Resthave Home in Morrison.

Chuck was born June 6, 1921 in Garden Plain, IL, to Henry Charles and Eva Mildred (Knapp) Horn. He was educated in the Garden Plain Grade School and was a graduate of Erie High School in Erie, IL. He married Betty Jane Hetz on May 13, 1944 in Cordova, IL. Chuck engaged in farming in the Newton Township area in Whiteside County. Later he worked as a truck driver for VanZuiden Trucking and Farm Supply and Cardox.  He was a member First Baptist Church in Morrison and the Fulton City Lodge #189 AF & AM. Chuck enjoyed memorizing poetry, playing the guitar and keyboard, and telling funny stories. The greatest joy in Chuck’s life was travelling and spending time with his family. Chuck never met a stranger.

Survivors include his wife, Betty; twin daughters, Linda (Dick) Adams of Morrison and Rita (Donnie) Barker of Davenport, IA; one son, Robert Horn of Conroe, TX; nine grandchildren, Randy (Deb) Adams, Rick (Stephanie Mason) Adams, Kathi (Mike) Krall, Tim (Teri) Adams, Terri (Oliver) Stanford, Brandon (Karla) Barker, Tom (Michele) Barker, Nathan (Courtney) Barker, Lori Olea; twenty-six great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Paul Horn.

Funeral Information


MEMORIAL SERVICE: 10:00 A.M. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Morrison, IL, followed by a luncheon.

VISITATION: There will be no visitation.

CO-OFFICIATING: Rev. Dick Adams, Pastor of First Baptist Church and Rev. Brandon Barker, Pastor of Westwind Church in Waukee, IA

INTERMENT: Interment will be in the Kingsbury Cemetery, Erie, IL at a later date.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to the First Baptist Church in Morrison, or the Victory Center Rescue Mission in Clinton, IA.

Charles H. Horn

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