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Ray Ernest Horsley
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1891
Wessington Springs
Jerauld County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1978
Rapid City
Pennington County
South Dakota, USA

Services for Ray Ernest Horsley, 86, Rapid City, will be Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Behrens Mortuary.

The Rev. Paul Evans will officiate. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery.

Horsley died Tuesday in a Rapid City nursing home. He was born Sept. 15, 1891, at Wessington Springs.

He married Lucinda Weeks Dec. 23, 1915, at Wessington Springs. They lived at Big Bend, Wessington Springs, Murdo and Draper before moving to Rapid City in 1926.

Horsley was a painting contractor. He was a member of the IOOF Lodge.

Surviving are three sons, Warren of DeRidder, La., Hudson of Rapid City, and Dale of Holbrook, Ariz.; three daughters, Mrs. Harold (Alice) Koppelman of Lead, Mrs. Harry (Leona) Potts of Mott, N.D., and Mrs. Donald (Stella) Linn of Wessington Springs; one brother, Emmet of Fort Meade; three sisters, Mary Lautenslager of Rapid City, Eva Colley of Chula Vista, Calif., and Mrs. Chester (Winnie) Smith of Mitchell, 24 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife April 4, 1974, infant daughters, three brothers and three sisters.

A memorial has been established to the new Rapid City Regional Hospital heart unit.

[The Rapid City Journal, Rapid City, SD, 23 Feb 1978, page 8]
Family links: 
  Hudson Horsley (1854 - 1928)
  Lela Isabelle Ida Hill Horsley (1861 - 1933)
  Gertrude Mary Lucinda Weeks Horsley (1897 - 1974)
  Alice Lucinda Horsley Koppelman (1926 - 2013)*
  Warren Ray Horsley (1928 - 2009)*
  Cora Isabelle Horsley Kennedy (1879 - 1952)*
  Orlo Wilbur Horsley (1882 - 1955)*
  Emery Hudson Horsley (1884 - 1973)*
  Bertha Melvina Horsley Cook (1886 - 1952)*
  Ray Ernest Horsley (1891 - 1978)
  Emmet Orville Horsley (1897 - 1980)*
  Mary Alma Horsley Lautenslager (1899 - 1994)*
  Lee Wesley Horsley (1902 - 1905)*
  Winnie Lulu Horsley Smith (1906 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
Rapid City
Pennington County
South Dakota, USA
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Originally Created by: Stephen Ranum
Record added: Sep 30, 2008
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Ray Ernest Horsley
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Ray Ernest Horsley
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