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Elsie J. Horst

October 31, 1944 ~ May 31, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old


Elsie J. (Ogburn) Horst, 78, passed Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at her home.  She was the wife of Lee W. Horst, her husband of 59 years.

Elsie was born October 31, 1944, in Gettysburg, the daughter of the late Forrest M. and Anna Ruth (Geigley) Ogburn.

Elsie was a member of Herr’s Ridge Mennonite Church in Gettysburg.

In addition to her husband Lee, Elsie is survived by her children, Lynn Horst and his wife Starla (Garman), Ronda Auker and her husband Michael, and Arvin Horst and his wife Margaret (Hostetter), all of Gettysburg, 14 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, 3 sisters, Grace Miller and her husband James, of New Oxford,  Janet Sensenig and her husband Daniel, of New Oxford, Ruth Brougher and her husband Robert of Gettysburg, and a brother, Daniel Ogburn and his wife Laura of Gettysburg.  She was predeceased by two stillborn sons, Loren in 1966, and Leroy in 1967.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 5, 2023, at 10 AM at Kralltown Mennonite Church, 6719 Davidsburg Rd, East Berlin.  Burial will be in Mummasburg Mennonite Cemetery, Gettysburg.  Viewings will be held on Sunday, June 4, from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at Herr’s Ridge Mennonite Church, 1270 Herrs Ridge Rd, Gettysburg.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hanover Mennonite School, 910 Wiermans Mill Rd, York Springs, PA 17372.  Feiser Funeral Home, Inc, 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, is in charge of arrangements. 

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June 4, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Herr's Ridge Mennonite Church
1270 Herr's Ridge Rd
Gettysburg, PA 17325

June 4, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Herr's Ridge Mennonite Church
1270 Herr's Ridge Rd
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Funeral Service
June 5, 2023

10:00 AM
Kralltown Mennonite Church
6719 Davidsburg Rd
East Berlin, PA 17316

Burial following funeral service

Mummasburg Mennonite Cemetery
1968 Goldenville Rd
Gettysburg, PA 17325


Hanover Mennonite School
910 Wiermans Mill Rd, York Springs PA 17372


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