The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

July 17, 2013

Janet S. Horst, 63, Port Trevorton


The Daily Item

— PORT TREVORTON — Janet S. Horst, 63, of Port Trevorton, died on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at her residence.

Janet was born Sept. 20, 1949, in Ephrata, a daughter of Lilly (Stauffer) Martin of Elkhorn, Ky., and the late Irvin Z. Martin. She was married to Curvin S. Horst, who preceded her on Sept. 19, 2003.

She was a member of Stauffer’s Old Order Mennonite Church at Riverview, Liverpool.

In addition to her mother, Lilly, she is survived by eight children, Michelle Brubaker and husband Darvin, of Denver, Pa., Keith Horst and wife, Kathy (Graver), of Stevens, Christel Leibenguth and husband, Rodney, of Bernville, Gregory Horst and wife, Melanie (Yoder), of New Canada, Maine, Brent Horst, of Ephrata, Michael Horst, of Middletown, Heather Riehl and husband, John, of Paradise, and Amy Horst, of New Canada; 19 grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Russell and Barbara Martin, of Elkhorn, Ky.; two sisters, Carolyn Showalter, wife of Rodney, of Mount Pleasant Mills, and Linda Stauffer, wife of Frank, of Tunas, Mo.; one brother-in-law, Thomas Wenger, of Tunas, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded by a son, Merle Horst; two grandchildren; and one sister, Charlotte Wenger.

Friends and family are invited to the viewing from 2 to 4 and from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Mountain View School, 306 McKees Road, Port Trevorton. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday at Mountain View School with further services at 9 a.m. at Stauffer’s Old Order Mennonite Church at Riverview, Old Trail and Oriental Road, Liverpool.

Burial will be made in the adjoining church cemetery.

The George P. Garman Funeral Homes Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills, have been entrusted with the arrangements.