HORRAS, Dennis A. 1931 - 2012
HORRAS, SIEREN, SOBASKI, KING, KELLEY, SHEETS, SCHNITTJER
Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 6/12/2012 at 13:19:32
"The Fairfield Ledger"
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Dennis A. HORRAS
Dennis A. HORRAS, age 80 of Fairfield died Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Dennis was born September 26, 1931 in Keokuk County, Iowa, the son of Walter Wendall and Edna SIEREN HORRAS.
Dennis lived most of his life in the Fairfield community area. He was a member of the Knight of Columbus (sic - Knights of Columbus). He served as usher since the age of 15 in the Catholic Church, 6 years on parish council, and others. He taught Christian education, escorted children to their retreats and did a lot of charitable acts through out the community. He served one year on the school board and 2 years on civil service commission for the police force.
Dennis married Mary Teresa SOBASKI on November 23, 1955. He was a farmer and a carpenter.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; 2 children: John and Tommy HORRAS; 3 sisters: Marge, Donna and Betty; 3 brothers: Wayne, Herbert (Dutch), and Walter Jr. HORRAS.
He is survived by: his wife: Teresa SOBASKI HORRAS of Fairfield; 1 daughter and husband, Denise (Glen) KING of Carl Junction, MO. 3 sons and their wives: Michael Joseph (Judy HORRAS of Brooklyn Park, MN; Patrick Wayne (Bette) HORRAS of Fairfield; Eugene John (Anita) of Plainfield, IL. 5 brothers: Vernon (Jan) HORRAS; Earl (Mary Jo) HORRAS; Charles (Betty) HORRAS; Donald (Margarette) HORRAS; Jerry (Penny) HORRAS. Grandchildren: Bradley, Melissa, and Benjamin HORRAS, Alexandra and Spencer KING. Also surviving are 2 Brothers-in-law: Bob KELLEY and Jerome SHEETS; 2 Sisters-in-law: Ardy SCHNITTJER and Mary HORRAS.
Funeral Service for Dennis will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the SS Joseph and Cabrini Church in East Pleasant Plain with Father Robert Striegel officiating. Burial will be in the Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield.
The Family may receive friends on Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the Raymond Funeral Home in Fairfield.
Memorials may be made to the St. Judes Children Hospital (sic - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) or to a charity of your choice.
Arrangements are in the care of Raymond Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairfield.
Online condolences to the family may be made through www.raymondfuneralhomes.com.
Copied verbatim with permission from The Fairfield Ledger, Inc.
*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.
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