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Published July 19, 2013, 12:00 AM

Edwin Horning

Edwin Horning, 91, Bismarck, died July 17, 2013 at St. Alexius Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 20 at Bismarck Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 19, at the Bismarck Funeral Home.

Edwin Horning

Edwin Horning, 91, Bismarck, died July 17, 2013 at St. Alexius Medical Center. A memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 20 at Bismarck Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 19, at the Bismarck Funeral Home.

Edwin was born August 31, 1921 to Wilhelm and Katherine (Mauch) Horning in Tuttle, ND. He graduated from New Rockford High School in 1940. He served in the U.S. Army – 103rd Infantry Division during WWII.

On March 24, 1946 he married Lois Seibold in Cathay, ND. He was employed by the United States Postal Service as a rural mail carrier from 1951 to 1980 and by Gambles and later by Coast to Coast.

Edwin was involved with Boy Scouts as a scout and a leader, receiving his Eagle Scout Award, the Silver Beaver Award and was a Vigil Member of the Order of Arrow. He attended four National Scout Jamborees as a staff member.

In 1995 Edwin and Lois moved to Bismarck where he was a member of McCabe United Methodist Church, Flickertail Wood Carvers and Golden K Kiwanis. He also volunteered for the Theodore Roosevelt Foundation and RSVP.

He is survived by his wife Lois, daughter, Jocelyn (Barry) Koch, Mandan; son, Paul (Patti) Horning, Gig Harbor, WA; daughter-in-law, Maggie, International Falls, MN; granddaughters, Kirstin (Klaus) Hansen, Brooke (Andrew) Thorton, Lindsay Anderson, Anna (Jon) Horning Nygren, Jessica Horning (Arlyn Bement) and grandson Tom (Loren) Koch; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lydia Knight and Louise Knight.

Edwin was preceded in death by his parents, son, Keith; brothers, Fred, Bill and Adam; and sister, Minnie.

In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to McCabe United Methodist Church or Theodore Roosevelt Foundation.

Go to www.bismarckfuneralhome.com to send a message of condolence or to share a memory with the family.

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