Mabel Irene Horst, 90

March 30, 2009

NOV. 7, 1918-MARCH 29, 2009

Mabel Irene Horst, 90, a resident of Mennonite Home, 13436 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, died Sunday, March 29, 2009, at the home.

Born Nov. 7, 1918, in Reid, Md., she was the daughter of the late Abram G. and Susie Baer Horst.

She was a schoolteacher for more than 39 years, having taught the last 20 years at Paradise Mennonite School in Hagerstown.

She was a member of Millers Mennonite Church near Leitersburg.

She is the last of her immediate family. She is survived by 19 nephews and nieces; and numerous great-nephews and great-nieces.


She was preceded in death by two sisters, Edna Horst and Elva Horst; three brothers, Adin Horst, Irvin Horst and Lesher Horst; and two nephews.

Services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Millers Mennonite Church near Leitersburg. The Millers Mennonite Church Ministry will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour before the service Wednesday at the church.

The family requests that flowers be omitted.

Arrangements are by Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home of Greencastle, Pa.

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