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DATELINE: MORRISON, IL

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

Cremation rites were accorded. There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Morrison, with a luncheon to follow. The Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home assisted with arrangements. Interment will be in the Kingsbury Cemetery, Erie, IL at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to the First Baptist Church in Morrison, and the Victory Center Rescue Mission in Clinton, IA.

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.

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, twenty-six great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren.

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

To send online condolences go to www.bosmarenkes.com
Published on June 13, 2017
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