Marie Horstmann, age 91 of Highland, IL, died Friday, February 12, 2016, at Faith Care Center in Highland, IL.
She was born on Sunday, March 02, 1924, in Aviston, IL, the daughter of Frank and Agnes (nee Stoff) Luitjohan.
On Tuesday, October 15, 1946, she married Vincent C. Horstmann, who passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2010.
She was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church, former member Altar Sodality and St. Paul Funeral Choir.
Marie was born at Aviston, IL; she grew up in Aviston attending the school there. She had worked at the Moulton-Bartley Shoe Factory in Highland. After attending Beauty College she was a Beautician for many years, including some 18 years that she operated a Beauty Shop at Faith Countryside Homes Atrium Apartments. She had baked wedding cakes; was an accomplished seamstress; and enjoyed ceramics and painting. Marie was a nurturing person to her family and others. She was devoted to her faith and in service to others.
Daughter – Charlotte A. (Gary) Isaak, Highland, IL
Son – C. Dale (Sally) Horstmann, Collinsville, IL
Son – Gary J. (Donna) Horstmann, Highland, IL
Son – Wayne A. (Cheri) Horstmann, Harrisburg, IL
Son – Curt G. (Tamie) Horstmann, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Laurie L. (Lance) Whorton, Navarre, FL
Grandchild – Kris A. (Bill) Dempsey, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Jeffrey A. ( Karen ) Isaak, Deltona, FL
Grandchild – Jennifer M. (Nathan) Korte, Trenton, IL
Grandchild – Shannon M. Horstmann, St. Louis, MO
Grandchild – Greg J. (Marianne) Horstmann, St. Charles, MO
Grandchild – Casey J. (Rich) Blanchette, Goodland, KS
Grandchild – Patrick V. (Kristin) Horstmann, Murphysboro, IL
Grandchild – Joe B. (Jessica) Horstmann, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Nicole E. (Jason) Joyner, Roscoe, IL
Grandchild – G. Sgt. Matthew K. (Meg) McBride USMC, Twentynine Palms, CA
Grandchild – Jackie K. (Kent) Manning, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Ben J. (Bethany) Horstmann, Glen Carbon, IL
Grandchild – Matthew R. (Jamie) Horstmann, Edwardsville, IL
Grandchild – Jake C. (Jackie) Horstmann, Carterville, IL
Grandchild – Stephanie T. Horstmann, Belleville, IL
Grandchild – Cory M. (Lisa) Horstmann, Collinsville, IL
Grandchild – Shaun C. Horstmann, Highland, IL
Great Grandchildren – Twenty-eight
Sister – Rita A. Warnecke, Highland, IL
Sister – Dolores G. Zobrist, Highland, IL
Sister – Mildred E. “Millie” Frey, Highland, IL
Sister – Jane E. (Pete) Korte, Trenton, IL
Sister – Pat Brandmeyer, Albers, IL
Brother – Paul (Mary Ann) Luitjohan, Highland, IL.
She was preceded in death by:
Husband – Vincent C. Horstmann, died 8/24/2010
Father – Frank H. Luitjohan
Mother – Agnes A. Luitjohan, nee Stoff
Son – Charles Horstmann (infant at age 3 weeks 6/26/1948)
Grandson – Brian D. Isaak, died 12/7/1997
Sister – Anna M. Spihlmann (died 01/23/2010)
Sister – Clara M. Emig (12/29/2013)
Brother – Francis A. Luitjohan (died 07/29/2006)
Brother – John H. Luitjohan (died 2/16/2006)
Brother – Joseph Luitjohan (died 5/30/1980)
Brother – Aloysius G. “Al” Luitjohan (died 6/26/93)
Sister – Agnes R. Goebel (died 10/18/1975).
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Receiving Friends will be held from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL.
Memorial Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, February 16, 2016, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL., with Father Pat G. Jakel, Pastor, officiating.
Mrs. Marie Horstmann donated her body to science at Saint Louis University Medical School in Saint Louis, MO.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Activity Center – East Saint Louis, IL [CAC]; Faith Countryside Homes/Atrium Apartment Activity Fund.
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249