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Published August 24, 2013, 12:00 AM

Milton F. Horner

Milton F. Horner, 75 of West Fargo, died Friday, August 23, 2013 at Sanford Health in Fargo.

Milt was born on February 21, 1938 in Napoleon, ND to Frank and Eva (Glatt) Horner and attended country school in Logan County. He enlisted in the US Army in 1958 and served in Germany as a tank driver and received his GED. Following his discharge in 1960, he worked on a road construction crew in Napoleon for a short time. He married Irene Hartman on April 21, 1962 in Edgeley, ND. They lived in South Dakota for about 6 months and moved back to Edgeley where Milt worked as a police officer. He also served as Chief of Police in Drake, ND for 2 years and served on the police department in Harvey, ND for 3 years. In 1970 the family moved to West Fargo where Milt worked for EE Hurner as an over the road truck driver. He also worked as a driver for EW Wylie in West Fargo, Sunward Trucking in Jamestown, ND and most recently worked for Fargo Tank until his retirement in 2007. He was proud of driving 3 million miles accident free.

Milton F. Horner

Milton F. Horner, 75 of West Fargo, died Friday, August 23, 2013 at Sanford Health in Fargo.

Milt was born on February 21, 1938 in Napoleon, ND to Frank and Eva (Glatt) Horner and attended country school in Logan County. He enlisted in the US Army in 1958 and served in Germany as a tank driver and received his GED. Following his discharge in 1960, he worked on a road construction crew in Napoleon for a short time. He married Irene Hartman on April 21, 1962 in Edgeley, ND. They lived in South Dakota for about 6 months and moved back to Edgeley where Milt worked as a police officer. He also served as Chief of Police in Drake, ND for 2 years and served on the police department in Harvey, ND for 3 years. In 1970 the family moved to West Fargo where Milt worked for EE Hurner as an over the road truck driver. He also worked as a driver for EW Wylie in West Fargo, Sunward Trucking in Jamestown, ND and most recently worked for Fargo Tank until his retirement in 2007. He was proud of driving 3 million miles accident free.

His favorite pastime was antagonizing his wife, Irene and daughters, Cindy and Jackie. He enjoyed spending time at the lake, fishing and riding his ATV.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Virgil; sister, Delores; nephew, Todd Klipfel, father and mother-in-law, Rudolph and Leona Hartman and sisters-in-law, Leona Hoff and Terry Horner.

Milt is survived by his wife, Irene of West Fargo; daughters, Cindy Horner of Fargo and Jackie Horner of Fargo; brothers, Tony Horner of Bismarck, ND, Ken Horner of Bismarck, ND, Raymond (Peg) Horner of Mapleton, ND; sisters, Carol Greene of Ogden, KS, Violet Fetzer of Omaha, NE; special family friends, Tracy and Trevor Hocking of Fargo and their children, Travis and Taylor; Carol Locken, Dean and Don Papachek all of Moorhead; his princess, Kaileigh Papachek; special brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dale and Arlene Klipfel and their family; brother-in-law, Emil Hoff of Napoleon, ND and his family as well as many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Service: Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 3:00 pm at West Funeral Home, West Fargo with visitation one hour prior to the service.

www.westfuneralhome.com

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