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David John Jacob Horst Sr.

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Horst, David John Jacob, Sr. June 26, 2013. Age 85 years. Devoted husband and loving father, grandfather, and great - grandfather. Born May 6, 1928, in Milwaukee, son of the late Alexander and Mary (Kaiser) Horst. Survived and loved by his wife of 60 years, Catherine (nee Kvasnica), daughter Jane (Scott) Meilick and son David, Jr. (Jean), grandchildren Paul (Jenni), Scott and James Meilick and Renee (Paul) Scharine, and great-grandchildren Isaac Scharine and Ashlynn Meilick. Also one sister, Katherine (Charlie) Borisch, brother-in-law Carl Funk, nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by brothers Alex and Bill Horst and sisters Mary Cassel, Molly Yauck, Ann, Helen, and Shirley Funk. He was a proud retiree of Operating Engineers Local 139 and worked for 46 years as a heavy equipment operator. He delighted in showing his 1958 Ford Skyline Retractable and driving it in parades, and he was a member of the nostalgic Car Club of Milwaukee. The family would like to thank the staff of St. Anne's Salvatorian Campus for their upbeat and caring treatment. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, June 29, at 11:00 AM, at St. Anne's Salvatorian Campus Chapel, 3800 N. 92nd St. Visitation Saturday, June 29, at St. Anne's 9:00AM until time of mass. Interment Monday, July 1, at 9:00AM, at Wisconsin Memorial Park Family Center, 12875 W. Capitol Dr.

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on June 27, 2013
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