Floyd E. Horst, 75, of Newmanstown, PA, passed away on Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, in the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon, PA.
He was born on July 26, 1945, to the late Earl B. and Grace M. (Horst) Horst. He was the husband of Bertha M. (Heatwole) Horst. On Aug. 15, 2020, they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. He was a member of the Schaefferstown Mennonite Church and enjoyed serving others; family, church, 1 W Services at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Schaefferstown EMS, blood donor, and board member of Hope Christian School. Floyd was employed as a farmer and, later, started his own masonry business, F. E. Horst Masonry in Jan. 1989.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Winfred L., husband of Dolores A. (Fox), of Linville, VA; Glendon D., husband of Yvonne K. (Weaver), of Newmanstown, PA; Yvonne J., wife of Bernell M. Zimmerman, of Lebanon, PA; Rosetta M. Moser, of Myerstown, PA; Anthony E., husband of Diane L. (Burkholder), of Lititz, PA; Marla K., wife of Durwin L. Troyer, of Robesonia, PA; Lisa A., wife of Wendell M. Hollinger, of Denver, PA; Nelson L., husband of Lorelle R. (Kreider), of Lititz, PA; Joel D., husband of Glenda M. (Hearn), of Myerstown, PA; 35 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Marlin R., husband of Elizabeth (Martin); and J. Elvin, husband of Verna (Zook); sisters; Lavern S., wife of James Doutrich; and Rhoda L., wife of Wilmer Lehman; and a brother-in-law, David G. Weaver.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Amber L. Zimmerman, a son-in-law, Jason D. Moser, and a sister, Thelma M. Weaver.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 at 10 a.m. in Schaefferstown Mennonite Church. 625 N. Market St., Myerstown, PA. Interment will be made in the adjoining church cemetery. Viewing on Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Midway Mennonite Reception Center, 210 E. Lexington Rd., Lititz, PA 17543.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to support Covid Emergency Fund. Those who wish to donate may send a check, payable to: Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation, 259 S. Fourth St., Lebanon, PA 17042; Specifying Covid Emergency Fund. Clauser Funeral Home, Inc. is handling his arrangements. www.clauserfh.com