Kenneth E. Horst

Birth Date: 
Friday, December 19, 1947
Date of Passing: 
Friday, September 18, 2020

Kenneth E. Horst, 73, of Wooster passed away at Akron General Medical Center on Friday, September 18, 2020 following complications from heart surgery.

He was born in Wadsworth on December 19, 1947 to Laverne D. and Eileen D. Horst and married Linda L. Bennett on May 4, 1969.  They celebrated 51 years of marriage in May.

He retired from Frito Lay after 42 years of service as a Driver Salesman.

In addition to his wife, Linda, he is survived by his son Todd, daughter-in-law Kimberly as well as his beloved grandchildren Liam and Lainey, whom he loved with all of his heart, enjoying being able to attend their various sports and school events.

He is also survived by his mother, Eileen of Dalton; brothers Larry (Debbie) of Sarasota, FL; Everett of Colleyville, TX and sister Loretta (Merlin) Erb of Dalton along with nieces and nephews.

Ken was preceded in death by his father, Laverne; father and mother-in-law Robert and Marjorie Bennett and brother-in-law William L. Whittier.

There will be no calling hours.  The family will plan a private Celebration of Life at a later date.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

The family would like to express their thanks to the doctors and staff at Akron General Medical Center for their care and kindness during this illness.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Mennonite Disaster Service, 583 Airport Rd., Lititz, PA 17543-9934.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Memorial Contributions: 

Mennonite Disaster Service, 583 Airport Rd., Lititz, PA 17543-9934.

Service: 

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date

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Ken always welcomed us as an extension of his family. His smile and kindness will be missed. May God be close to you in your time of grief.

Linda: I was sorry to read of your husband's passing. Although I haven't seen you in a very long time, I wanted you to know that I am thinking of you during this difficult time. Sending sympathy to you and your family.

Linda sorry to hear about Kenny, He and I had many good times growing up at home church and school, We had some sad times as well but be he will always be in my heart. Our prayers go out to you in your time of grief.

Linda sorry to hear about Kenny, He and I had good times at home church and school during our fist 20 twenty years of life he and I had some bad times but we never forgot each other, Our prayers are with you during your grief.

My deepest sympathy Linda and family. We had some very good time at our home church

Dear Linda - I am so sorry to read of the loss of your beloved husband, Ken. I am thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. May you find comfort in God, Who gave you such a wonderful person to love. Sending love and prayers to you.

So sorry to hear of Ken's passing. May you feel God's peace and comfort at this most difficult time.

So sorry to hear about the passing of Kenny. Prayers for you Linda and for the whole family

Dear Linda and Family - We will miss this wonderful and generous next door neighbor of nearly 40 years. Never a harsh word from Ken and always a twinkle in his eye as we spoke of neighbors and the neighborhood. We will miss his everyday presence in our lives. Blessings and God's comfort to you all.

Dear Linda and Family, We will miss this wonderful and generous next door neighbor of nearly 40 years. Never a harsh word from Ken and always a twinkle in his eye as we spoke of neighbors and the neighborhood. His everyday presence in our lives will surely be missed. Blessings and God's comfort to you and yours.

Dear Linda and Family, sorry to hear about the passing of Kenny. I am thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

My condolences to all family an friends. I knew Ken as we were in the same club. He was a good man. Many blessings.

Dearest Loretta and family
Sending love and hugs to you and family.
Bless all of you, so difficult

Dearest Linda we were so saddened to hear about Ken. He always had a smile to share and a genuine kindness about him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Love you

My condolences to the Horst family. Ken will surely be missed by those who truly knew him. He was a friend and a mentor to me.

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