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Obituaries

Harold E. ‘Sonny’ ‘Sarge’ Van Horn Jr.

HARMON – Harold E. Van Horn Jr., 74, of Harmon, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at his home.

Harold was born Oct. 29, 1939, in Sterling, the son of Harold and Ethel (Manon) Van Horn. He served in the Army during the Korean and Vietnam wars. Harold was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire Co. for 25 years. He married Betty JoAnn Basham on Sept. 14, 1969, in Hopewell, Virginia. She preceded him in death on April 13, 2001.

Survivors include three daughters, Angela Van Horn of Walnut, and Kayla (Brad) Lewis and Pamela Nutt-Jones, both of Rock Falls; two sons, Frank (Teresa) Van Horn of Willow Springs, Missouri, and Brett (Shellie) Nutt of Rock Falls; three sisters, Virginia Bass of Rock Falls, and Diane Anderson and Sally (Keith) Reul, both of Mesa, Arizona; three brothers, Steve Van Horn of Mesa, Jack (Kathy) Van Horn of Rock Falls, and Jay Van Horn of Como; 10 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

He also was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Danny and Carl Lee; two sisters, Joyce Bass and Sandy Timmons; one brother, Roger Van Horn; and one grandson.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dalmus Meeks of Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls officiating. Burial with military honors will be at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.

A memorial has been established.

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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