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Ervin Horst

Ervin M. Horst Jr.

Saturday, July 12th, 1947 - Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Obituary

Ervin M. Horst, Jr., 73, of Ephrata, died Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Chambersburg Hospital from injuries sustained in a farming accident. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Etta M. (Burkholder) Horst.

Born in East Earl Twp., he was the son of the late Ervin and Ada (Sensenig) Horst.

Ervin was a lifelong farmer and a member of South Hinkletown Mennonite Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by six children: Ronald Dean Horst, Ephrata, Wilma Jean (Keith) Weaver, Shippensburg, Mark Lee (Rosalie Weaver) Horst, Shippensburg, Janet Marie (Timothy) Weaver, Shippensburg, Jay Ervin (Lisa Jane High) Horst, Ephrata, Mary Beth (Arlyn S.) Brubaker, Lebanon, 44 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 10 siblings: Minerva (Earl) Zimmerman, Memphis, MO, Alvin S. (Esther Zimmerman) Horst, Shelby, OH, Esther Mae (Aaron W.) Zimmerman, Penn Yan, NY, Norman S. (Elizabeth H. Reiff) Horst, Landisburg, Marion S. (Earl M.) Hoover, Penn Yan, NY, Louella S. (Norman H.) Fox, Shelby, OH, Nelson S. (Laura Z. Horst) Horst, Thorp, WI, Clair S. (Lorene Z. Shirk) Horst, East Earl, Mary Ann (Ezra) Eby, New Holland, A. Arlene (Elam R.) Sauder, Arbela, MO.

He was preceded in death by a brother Clarence S. Horst.

His funeral will be held on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at South Hinkletown Mennonite Church with Bishop Lester M. Martin, Roy Sensenig, Harlan W. Martin, and E. Merle Nolt officiating. Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery. A viewing will be held on Sunday from 1 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Rd., Ephrata. Kindly omit flowers. The Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland is in charge of arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, March 7th, 2021 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, March 7th, 2021 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center
    Address
    352 Martindale Road
    EPHRATA, PA 17522
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  • Second Visitation

    Sunday, March 7th, 2021 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Sunday, March 7th, 2021 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center
    Address
    352 Martindale Road
    EPHRATA, PA 17522
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, March 8th, 2021 | 9:30am
    When
    Monday, March 8th, 2021 9:30am
    Location
    South Hinkletown Mennonite Church
    Address
    575 Farmersville Road
    NEW HOLLAND, PA 17557
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  • Interment

    Location
    South Hinkletown Mennonite Cemetery
    Address
    575 Farmersville Road
    NEW HOLLAND, PA 17557
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