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MOUNT PULASKI -- Robert J. Horn, 89, of
Mount Pulaski, died Friday, March 5, 2010, at 3:30 a.m. at
Vonderlieth Living Center in Mount Pulaski.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Zion Lutheran
Church in Mount Pulaski, with the Rev. Glenn Strohschein
officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at the
Burial will be in Mount Pulaski Cemetery, where
military rites will be conducted.
by Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount
Mr. Horn retired from the U.S. Postal Service
after 33 years. He was a postal carrier for 20 years
and postmaster for 13 years.
He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World
War II. He was a prisoner of war in Germany and was
later honorably discharged with the rank of captain.
He was born Sept. 30, 1920, in rural Mount
Pulaski. His parents were Reuben J. and Lydia
He is survived by one brother, Norman "Jack" (and
Betty) Horn of Mount Pulaski, and many nieces and
nephews: Carol (Paul) Turner of River Forest, Maryan
(Alan) Murphy of Chestnut, Larry Horn of Mount
Pulaski, Michael (and Rosie) Horn of San Diego,
Calif., Linda Potts of San Diego, Calif., and Craig
(and Toni) Horn of San Francisco, Calif.
He was preceded in death by one brother, John.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Mount
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran School of
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