HORSTMAN, August 1882-1953
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Date: 11/2/2013 at 17:25:18
Ida County Pioneer Record, Ida Grove, Ida Thursday, April 23, 1953
August D. Horstman, son of August H. and Freda Ridca Horstman, born Dec. 23, 1882 in Cedar County, Iowa passed away April 18, 1953. In 1888 the parents moved to Battle Creek, Ida County, where he grew to manhood.
June 21, 1910 he married Mary T. Diimig of Danbury Iowa. To this union three children were born, Leonard A. of Los Angeles, Fred H, of Battle Creek and Cecilia Aaron of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was employed at the B. S. Noble Lumber Co. of Ida Grove for 22 years, afterward moving to his farm in Garfield Twp. where he farmed for 20 years. In 1940 he moved to Ida Grove and on May 13, 1951 his wife passed away. After that he lived alone until his death.
He leaves to mourn his three children and ten grandchildren, his aged mother and six brothers and one sister: Edward of Big Rock, la., Charles H, and Alfred of Casper, Wy.; Paul of Battle
Creek; Fannie of Ida Grove; Eital of Cherokee and Otto of Omaha, Nebr.
Funeral was at Ida Grove funeral home April 20. 1953. Father Dally officiating burial at the Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Pall bears were Leo Schimmr, George Broden, Delbert Steinbeck, Edward Horstman, Gordan Horstman and Rueben Horstman.
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