Dec. 25, 1926 New Orleans Orleans Parish Louisiana, USA
Dec. 18, 1987 New Orleans Orleans Parish Louisiana, USA
Herbert Wood Van Horn, Jr., president of Oliver H. Van Horn Co Inc., died on Friday (Decmber 18, 1987) at the Touro Infirmary in New Orleans after a brief illness. He was 60 years old at the time of his death.
Mr. Van Horn was a lifelong resident of New Orleans. He served on councils and boards of several business-related organizations. He was a graduate of the Hill School on Pottstown, PA., and Tulane University. Mr. Van Horn served in the Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Boston, Louisiana, Pickwick, Stratford Clubs, the New Orleans Country Club, The New Orleans Lawn Tennis Club, South Yacht club; Avoca Duck Club and several Carnival orgranizations.
He was survived by his wife, Teetsie Van Horn, two sons, Dr. H.W. Van Horn III and Charles James Van Horn; three daughters, Marion Van Horn Eagan, Gladys Reiss Van Horn and Katherine Van horn, and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Saturday December 19 at 2 p.m. at Christ Church Cathedral, 2919 St. Charles Ave. Burial was in the Metarie Cemetery. Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home handled all of the arrangements.