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 Eldon Stukey Horn

Eldon Stukey Horn

Birth
Tippecanoe, Marshall County, Indiana, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 94)
Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA
Burial Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 100127427 · View Source
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Eldon Stukey Horn
Feb. 22, 1918 - Nov. 2, 2012

South Bend Tribune on November 4, 2012

WARSAW - Eldon Stukey Horn, 94, of Warsaw, IN, formerly of Mentone, IN, died at 6:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw, IN.
He was born Feb. 22, 1918, in Tippecanoe, IN, to Isaac and Vida Stukey Horn. On Sept. 22, 1940, in Etna Green, IN, he married Mary L. Cumberland, who passed away Feb. 2, 2006. Eldon had been a Poultry Farmer for 33 years in the Mentone and Palestine area. After retiring from farming he then worked at Zimmer Orthopedics of Warsaw, IN, for 10 years. He had also worked at King Memorial Home of Mentone for 22 years, helping serve the families of the community. Eldon was a 1936 graduate of Mentone High School. He was a member of the Mentone United Methodist Church, and an active member of the Mentone Lions since 1963. He served 15 years on the board of the Potawatomi Wildlife Park where he was a charter member. He was very active at Helping Hands Food Bank for the past 5 years. Eldon had a passion for boys and girls basketball. He loved to watch his grandchildren as well as many others play games. He enjoyed spending times with his family. Eldon is survived by 2 daughters, Karen Horn and partner, Marcia Shreve of Katy, TX, and Cheryl and husband, Jerry Ryman of Warsaw, IN; 2 granddaughters, Angela and husband, Randy Heinsman of Warsaw, IN, and Nicole (Ryman) and husband, Matt Dick of Warsaw, IN; and 5 great-grandchildren, Madison, Kensington, Jeremy, Victoria and Justin. He was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Esther Sarber, Gaynell Crieghton & Geneva Beeson; and 3 brothers, Wilson, Scott & Owen Horn. A celebration of his life is 10:30 A.M. Monday, November 5, 2012, at King Memorial Home, 101 North Tucker Street, Mentone, IN, officiated by Rev. Amber Karkosky-Litten.

Burial is at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, IN.


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  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100127427
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eldon Stukey Horn (22 Feb 1918–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100127427, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .