Elmer E. Horstmann

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Name Elmer E. Horstmann
Born 1910-04-09
Gender M
Died 1996-03-28 Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, Scott County, Iowa
Buried St. Paul’s Cemetery, Wheatland, Clinton County, Iowa
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Father Grover John Conrad Horstmann b. (1885-04-28) d. (1973-02-04, Farm near Lowden, Cedar County, Iowa)
Mother Bertha Catherine Susanne Homrighausen b. (1884-07-20) d. (1954-10-25)
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Family Blanche R. Hansell b. (1910-10-08) d. (1961-03-27)
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Family Evelyn VonMuenster d. (1992)
Married 1964-12-05, Bennett, Cedar County, Iowa


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Elmer E and Blache R Horstman
St. Paul’s Cemetery, Wheatland, Clinton County, IA, USA 2005-04-20


Lived in Bennett, IA, retired grocer. He lived in Santa Anna, CA after retirement untill the death of his wife. He came back to Iowa and remarried. 1 daughter, Donna Prout of Boulder, CO.

Elmer Horstmann

Elmer E. Horstmann, 85, Bennett, Iowa, died Thursday, March 28, 1996, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus, Davenport.

Services were held April 1 at Peace Church of Christ United, Bennett, where he was a member. Burial is in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Wheatland, Iowa.

A memorial fund has been established.

Fry Funeral Home, Tipton, Iowa, handled the arrangements.

Mr. Horstmann was born April 9, 1910, in Big Rock, Iowa, the son of Grover and Bertha Homrighausen Horstmann. He married Blanche Hansell June 12, 1932, in Wheatland. She died in 1961. He married Evelyn VonMuenster Dec. 5, 1964, in Bennett. She died in 1992.

He was a member of Bennett Senior Citizens and past member of Bennett school board and town council.

Survivors include a daughter, Donna Prout, El Toro, Calif.; stepsons, Gerald Johansen, Bennett, and Lindley Johansen, Bettendorf; two granddaughters; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Florence Bethurum, Dixon, and Bernadine Peckenschneider, New Liberty; and brothers, Kenneth Horstmann, Bennett, and Woodrow Horstmann, Big Rock.