Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
March of 1960
OBITUARY ~ CHARLES L. HORNE
Charles Law, son of Dr. and Mrs. William HORNE, was born June 1, 1887, in Ringgold county, Iowa, and departed this life
March 31, 1960, in his home in Mount Ayr.
In 1908, he graduated from the Mount Ayr High School and for two years attended
Iowa State College in Ames.
For approximately four years he managed a lumberyard in Redding for the I. J. DALBEY Lumber
Company. While a resident of Redding, he was united in marriage with Marian BACHMAN, on April 2, 1913, and to this union
was born a son, Charles William.
In 1917, the family moved to Mount Ayr, where he entered the employ of the H. H.
WILSON Co. Following the death of Mr. WILSON, Mr. HORNE became a partner of the LIGGETT Brothers in the grocery business.
In 1927, he purchased the hardware business of C. R. KEATING, in which trade he continued until his death.
three two-year terms as a member of the town concul. In 1822 (sic), he untied with the United Presbyterian Church, was a
faithful member and served in various offices.
Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, Otto HORNE.
Survivors are his widow, Marian; son, William; a daughter-in-law, Barbara; two grandchildren, Ann and Charles Lonnie; a
sister, Mrs. F. E. SHELDON, of Saratoga, Calif, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday
afternoon from the Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Chapel in Mount Ayr, conducted by the Rev. Orville RINEHART, pastor of the First
Baptist Church. Interment was in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Submission by Mike Avitt, September of 2011
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