Herbert Gene Horstmann, 88, of Wildwood, MO, passed away Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Mercy Hospital, Creve Coeur, Missouri.
Herbert was born in Brentwood, Missouri on December 12, 1931, the son of the late Alvin & Ella (Dahl) Horstmann.
He was united in marriage to Hilda Edna Hahne on April 23, 1955, at St. James Evangelical Church, Stony Hill, Missouri.
Herbert proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked as a carpenter for Tarlton Corp. in St. Louis for over 40 years. In his free time he enjoyed farming in his early years and he loved collecting junk.
Herbert is survived by a son, Jim Horstmann & wife Susan, of Wildwood, Missouri; a daughter, Sue Rosa & husband Jerry, of Newburg, Missouri; a daughter, Sheryl Schaeg & husband Keith, of Wildwood, Missouri; a son, Don Horstmann, of New Melle, Missouri; a son, Greg Horstmann & wife Karen, of Wildwood, Missouri; a daughter, Stacy Heckmann & husband John, of Wildwood, Missouri; a sister-in-law, Darlene Schneider, of Swiss, Missouri, by 13 grandchildren, Lisa, Rochelle, Jr., Adam, Kelly, Sara, Kyle, Colin, Nick, Allison, Grant, Trevor and Megan and 8 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two brothers, Ervin & Ralph Horstmann, and two sisters, Irene Schinzing and Alice Walkenhorst.
An outdoor Visitation will be held Saturday, September 26th from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at St. James Evangelical Church, Stony Hill, Missouri, where outdoor funeral services will follow at 11:30 a.m., with Rev. Tom Lloyd officiating.
Burial will be at St. James Cemetery, Stony Hill, Missouri, with full military honors.
Memorials may be given to St. James Evangelical Church or St. James Cemetery. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.