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James Horstman

February 28, 1942 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 76)


            James Albert Horstman, age 76, of Davenport, IA, died Thursday, March 8, 2018 surrounded by his family.  He was born on February 28, 1942, the son of Martin and Ellen (Petsche) Horstman Sr.  

            Jim graduated from the Garnavillo High School and later received his Associates Degree from Northeast Iowa Community College.  On July 7, 1962, James was united in marriage with Ruth Bolsinger in Garber.  This union blessed them with five children.  For over 20 years, James worked for Mother Hubbard’s Convenient Store.  Jim’s family was his passion and he cherished all the time spent with his wife, children and grandchildren. 

            Jim will be forever loved and cherished by his wife of 55 years, Ruth; children, Irvin (Rebecca) Horstman, Kenneth (Viana) Horstman, Lee Horstman, Marsha Foss & Kevin Horstman; 9 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; two sisters, Ramona (Scylvan) Bahls and Shirley (Mark) Davies and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; great granddaughter, Alyssa Hillery; brother and sister in law, Martin (Charlene) Horstman Jr.; niece Cynthia Kriesler.

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