Obit: Horn, Phillip F. (1866 - 1947)

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----Source: Obituary - The Spencer Record - 7 - 24 - 1947 - pg - 1 -

Phillip F. Horn Passes Away - Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon for Phillip F. Horn, 81, Town of Sherman, who died Wednesday evening at 9:15 o'clock at the farm home of his daughter, Mrs. Carl Petersen.

The Rev. Lee Holmes was in charge of the 1:30 o'clock service at the Swarthock Funeral Home, where the body lay in state, & of the 2 o'clock service in the Veefkind Cemetery. Mr. Horn was born April 4, 1866, at Helenville. He homesteader in S. Dakota, & farmed there for 15 years. On July 4, 1890, he was married at Mt. Vernon, S. Dakota, to Josephine Nelson, the family coming to Wisconsin in 1903 & locating in the Town of Sherman, where the Horns resided since.

Mr. Horn had been in poor health the past five years & confined to his bed for 71 months. His wife died in 1913 & his 10 brothers & sisters also preceded him in death.

Surviving are two sons & four daughters, Elmer Horn, Chili; Mrs. Carl (Esther) Petersen, Spencer; Gilbert Horn, Lake Geneva; Miss Laura Horn, Spencer; Miss Irene Horn, San Francisco, Calif.; & Miss Rose Horn, Janesville.

There are six grandchildren & great-grandchild. Pallbearers were Aldus Gifford, Lowell Schultz, John Bymers, Ed Stevens, Chancy Stevens, & August Mueller. Flowers were carried by Fern & Sylvia Horn, Betty Fisher, Margaret Petersen, & Norma & Janice Schumacher & family, Edgerton; A quartet, Mrs. E Farnsworth, Mrs. Lowell Schultz, the Rev. Mr. Gilbert & Lawrence Schultz sang "Nearer My God, to Thee", "The Old Rugged Cross" & "The Sweet Bye & Bye". Mrs. Aldus Gifford was organist.

Relatives & friends from out of town who came for the funeral were Miss Rose Horn, Janesville; Mr. & Mrs. Ben Horn & family, Mr. & Mrs. Ed Heggstead & family, Mr. & Mrs. Ray Horn, & Mr. & Mrs. Albert Schumacher & family; Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bushon, Chili.

 

 


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