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Jennifer Horstmann, 41

Jennifer Lynn Horstmann, age 41, formerly of Silver Lake, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Hutchinson Health. At the time of her death, she had been residing at Prairie Senior Cottages in Hutchinson.

Jennifer was born Feb. 25, 1976, at the Hutchinson hospital to Robert and Diane Horstmann. She was baptized at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Silver Lake, and attended the Catholic and public schools in Silver Lake, graduating in 1994.

Jennifer had one daughter, Ashley, who was her pride and joy. In addition, Jennifer was blessed with two granddaughters.

She held employment at Telex and Seneca until her disability didn’t allow her to work.

Jennifer enjoyed going shopping, going to the lake, and spending time with friends.

She grew up on the family farm in Rich Valley Township, where she resided until August 2016, when she entered St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. In March of 2017, she moved to the Prairie Senior Cottages in Hutchinson.

Jennifer was preceded in death by her dad, in 1988; her grandparents, Henry “Hank” and Luverna Horstmann, and Joe and Agnes Schultz; and by her uncle, Brad Horstmann.

She is survived by her daughter, Ashley; mother Diane Horstmann; grandchildren McKenna and Abigail Travis; brothers Brian Horstmann, and Ross Horstmann and his special friend Lisa Blazinski; as well as her aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and great nieces and nephew.

A Mass of Christian Burial took place Wednesday, July 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, with Father Tony Stubeda as the celebrant. Interment followed at Holy Family Cemetery.

There was visitation Tuesday, July 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake; continuing Wednesday at the funeral home from 9 to 10 a.m.

Music was provided by the Holy Family adult choir. Organist for the Mass was Alice Nowak. Congregational hymns were “Here I Am Lord,” “You are Mine,” “I am the Bread of Life,” “On this Day”, “Song of Farewell,” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Casket bearers were Daryl Pawlicki, Jason Pawlicki, Kyle Pawlicki, Lori Schlueter, Stacy Dose, and Teri Friauf.

The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake served the family. Online condolences may be made to www.mareshfuneralhome.com.

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