Sandra Kay (Kurz) HorstAugust 7, 1945 ~ May 20, 2020 (age 74)
Funeral services for Sandra K. Horst, 74, of Stanton, will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at Faith Lutheran Church, in Stanton. Reverend Timothy Booth will officiate. Burial will be in the Stanton City Cemetery. Home for Funerals is in charge of the arrangements.
Sandra passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, on May 20, 2020.
Sandy was born on August 7, 1945, in Scribner, NE, the daughter of Herbert and Edna (Pittack) Kurz. She attended rural school before she graduated from Scribner High School. After graduation, Sandra was employed at the West Point Hospital before working at Faith Regional Health Services.
On November 30, 1969, Sandra married Gary C. Horst at Trinity Lutheran Church, of rural Scribner. The couple was blessed with three children. They farmed south of Wisner for several years before moving to a farm south of Pilger. Gary and Sandy continued to farm for over 20 years.
Sandy was very active in her church. She taught Sunday school, Vacation Bible Study and she was the Funeral Committee Chairwoman.
She was a volunteer caretaker for several elderly friends. Sandy enjoyed gardening, canning and caring for her flowers. They were active in their neighborhood card club.
Sandra is survived by her spouse of 50 years; their children—son, Ryan Horst, of Wisner, daughter, Karen (Ivan) Petersen, of Norfolk, their children Marshall, Mason and Kendra, daughter, Debra (Eric) Wegener, of Bassett, and their children, Aleksus, Clayton and Landen; one brother, Gene (Eunice) Kurz, of Oakland, NE, and one sister, Joan Mayberry, of Brush, CO.
She was preceded by her parents and brother-in-law, Charles Mayberry; sisters-in-law, Nila Hasenkamp, Shirley Horst, Aunt Violet Volpp, Kenny Volpp and Aunt Leona Pittack.