Dean Horn, 88, passed away at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, IL on February 10, 2018.
Dean worked with his brother Delbert "Preach” Horn, running the Standard Oil Station located on the square in Mt. Pulaski, IL for approximately 44 years.
Dean was a devoted husband to his late wife Georgiann, whom he married on January 16, 1959, in Mt. Pulaski, IL. She preceded him in death on February 10, 1986. Dean was a loving uncle to his nieces and nephews and their families.
Dean’s hobbies included gardening and earlier in life fishing. He was fond of motorcycles and scooters all his life. Throughout his life, he enjoyed watching high school and college basketball games and also Major League Baseball. Dean was a member of the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church. He served in the United States Army, during the Korean Conflict from 1951-1953.
Surviving Dean are two nephews: Kevin (Susan) Horn of Mt. Pulaski, IL and Edwin (Yvonne) Horn of Streator, IL; two nieces: Karen Colliver of Heyworth, IL and Debra Glueck of Morton, IL; one sister-in-law: Norma Dukett of Bloomington, IL; his cousin’s son: Dennis Beggs of Mt. Pulaski, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: Emerson and Delbert.
Services for Dean will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Fricke-Calvert- Schrader Funeral Home in Mt. Pulaski, IL with Casey McCormick officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior (9:00-11:00 a.m.) also at the funeral home. Burial at Mt. Pulaski Cemetery will follow the service where full military rites will be accorded. Memorials may be made in Dean’s name to Mt. Pulaski Christian Church or Mt. Pulaski EMS.