Robert C. Horn

Sep 1, 2014 - Sep 1, 2014
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Sept. 18, 1921 Feb. 7, 2007

MILAN Robert C. Horn, 85, of Milan, died Wednesday at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky.

He was born Sept. 18, 1921 in Sandusky.

He served in the Army in the 180th Engineer Battalion. He received the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Service Medal, European African and Middle Eastern Service Medals, along with five Bronze Stars. He was a lifetime member of the Norwalk VFW 2743 in Norwalk, American Legion Post 41 in Norwalk, and the Eagles Aerie 711 in Norwalk. He was a member of the Church of Latter-Day Saints in Sandusky and retired from Baypattern Works in Milan.

He is survived by his son, Herman Horn of Bay View; a sister, Melba Nardecchia of Milan; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ethel Horn in 2000; parents, Urban and Golden (Chase) Horn; brothers, Cliff Horn and Urban "Art" Horn; and sisters, Evelyn Welch and Rita Thomas.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk, where the funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Milan Cemetery with military honors.

Memorial gifts may be sent to one's favorite charity.