Florence Horstmann

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Name Florence Horstmann
Born 1905-03-04 Big Rock, Scott County, Iowa
Gender F
Died 2006-07-08 Wheatland Manor Nursing Home, Wheatland, Clinton County, Iowa
Buried Pine Hill 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 M. Edward Bethurum d. (1970)
Married 1940-03-02


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Florence Horstmann
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Florence Bethurum, 101, of Dixon, Iowa, died Saturday, July 8, 2006, at Wheatland Manor Nursing Home, Wheatland, Iowa. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Big Rock, with Pastor Barbara Keiper officiating. Burial is in Pine Hill Cemetery, Wheatland. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Chapman Funeral Home, Wheatland. Memorials may be made to Emmanuel United Church of Christ. She was born March 4, 1905, in Big Rock, Iowa, the daughter of Grover Horstmann and Bertha Homrighausen. She married Edward Bethurum on March 2, 1940. He died in 1970. Florence had served as organist for 75 years at Emmanuel United Church of Christ. Survivors include sister, Bernadine (Lester) Peckenschneider, of New Liberty; brothers, Woodrow Horstmann, of Big Rock, and Kenneth (Helen) Horstmann, of Bennett; and six nieces and three nephews. Florence was a very special Aunt to all her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, Grover, Elmer and Norman Horstmann, and two nephews. Published in the Quad-City Times on 7/10/2006.