Obit: Horstmann, Robert (1943 - 2010)


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Surnames: Horstmann, Voss, Wessel


----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, Wis  14 April 2010)


Horstmann, Robert (22 JUNE 1943-05 APRIL 2010)


Robert E. Horstmann, 66, Spencer, died on Monday, April 5, 2010, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, April 10, at Chrisy the King Catholic Church, Spencer. Interment was held in the West Spencer Cemetery.


Robert E. Horstmann was born on June 22, 1943, in Breese, Ill., to John and Regina (nee Voss) Horstmann. He graduated from Aviston High School, Illinois. He married Rita Wessel on Nov. 20, 1971, in Pierron, Ill. He was a dairy farmer. He belonged to both the Illinois and Wisconsin Holstein Associations, Clinton County Holstein Club, the Farm Bureau and the F.S. Board. In his youth, he enjoyed showing animals, but recently he liked nothing more than playing with his grandchildren.


He is lovingly survived by his wife, Rita Horstmann; two sons, Thomas Horstmann, Spencer, and Daniel Horstmann, Spencer; and by four grandchildren, Austin, Brandyn, Caiden, and Ava; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He will truly be missed.


Preceding him in death were his parents, John and Regina; and a grandson, Alex.


Online condolences may be made at .


Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home, Spencer, assisted the family with arrangements.



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