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Robert L Horkstrom

Born: 8/22/1933, Rio, Illinios
Death: 7/29/2011, Moab, Utah

Robert Lee Horkstrom Aug. 22, 1933 – July 29, 2011

Robert left this world in the arms of his daughter-in-law Karmelita in the loving home of his son Don Horkstrom @ 5:30 p.m. on July 29, 2011.

He was formerly from Galesburg, IL, and came to live with his son in Jan. 2011 because of illness. He served 2 years in the Army. He married Betty Jane Davidson May 25, 1957, they were married 51 years when she passed away. Robert worked for 40 years at Maytag Corporation in Galesburg, IL until his retirement. He loved horses and worked part time shoeing them. He loved hunting , fishing, camping and farming, but most of all he loved being with his family.

He is proceeded in death by his parents George & Etta Horkstrom, and his wife Betty J. Horkstrom on July 1, 2008. He is survived by his son Don (Karmelita) Horkstrom of Moab, Utah; a stepson Robert Fisher, and 3 grand daughters of Lebanon, MO; Grand-Daughter Melonie (Ron) Dolphin and great-grand-children Laci, Jordan, & Ronnie, all of Moab; Grandson Frederick (Brandi) Mayhew__ and great-grandson Donnie of Los Lunas, NM. He is also survived by sister-in-law Linda (Paul) McDaniel of German Town Hills, IL.

Private family service has taken place and he will be buried next to his loving wife Betty in IL at a later date.

We love you Dad and you’ll be missed by all.

Special Thanks to CNS and especially Katherine who went the extra mile and could even get him to dance at the end.

In lieu of flowers donation are asked to be made to Hospice.

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