Reuben E. Horst, 93

January 15, 2009

-JAN. 13, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Reuben E. Horst, 93, of Chambersburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at his home.

He was the son of the late Michael Horst and Florence Eby Horst.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie R. Horst, in 1994.

He is survived by five children, Ronald R. Horst, Darrell L. Horst, Thomas M. Horst, Jane E. Kuhns and Dean E. Horst, all of Chambersburg; four siblings, Florence Horst of Harrisonburg, Va., Lula Ross of Sarasota, Fla., Nathan Horst of Chambersburg and Abram Horst of Fort Loudon, Pa.; 15 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four siblings, Anna Yeager, Naomi Horst, Enos Horst and Amanda Shank.

Services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Pleasant View Mennonite Church in Chambersurg. The Rev. J. Allen Lehman will officiate. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Mennonite Church Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home in Chambersburg and Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Pleasant View Mennonite Church, 346 Warm Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA 17202.

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