William L. Horn
William L. “Bill” Horn, age 80, of Loyal, WI, peacefully passed away at home on Friday, February 15, 2019 surrounded by his family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11am on Friday, February 22, 2019 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Loyal. Rev. Leo Johnson will officiate, and burial of cremains will follow in St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the Loyal American Legion Post #175. Visitation will be held at the church, on Friday, from 9:30am until time of service.
William Lee Horn was born on January 28, 1939 in Marshfield, WI, the only child of Raymond and Margaret (Schmidt) Horn. He was raised on the family farm, received his education at Pleasant View grade school, and graduated from Loyal High School in 1957. Bill served in the Army National Guard during the Berlin Crisis from October 31, 1959 until his honorable discharge from active duty on August 10, 1962. He was united in marriage to Marcia L. Wells on June 3, 1967 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Loyal. They farmed his family farm, raising registered red & white Holsteins, until retiring in 1995. They moved into Loyal and have resided there since.
He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, the Loyal American Legion Post #175, and United Commercial Travelers.
Bill had many interests, but especially loved fishing, hunting and playing sheepshead.
He is survived by his wife, Marcia, of Loyal; one son: Kenneth (Dawn) Horn of Loyal; one daughter: Karen Horn of Loyal; 3 grandchildren: Tyler, Olivia and Kaden Horn; his mother-in-law: Kathryn Wells of Greenwood; his brother-in-law: Mike Wells of Marshfield; other relatives and friends.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his father-in-law, Donald Wells; and his sister-in-law: Judy Wells.
The family would like to give a special thank you to all of the doctors, nurses, home health & hospice nurses and aides for their wonderful care.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be given in Bill’s name for a memorial to be established at a later date.