Beverly “Bev” Blanc Horn, age 97, of Glen Carbon, IL, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Eden Village, Glen Carbon, IL. Beverly was born on February 4, 1920 in Menfro, MO, a daughter of the late August and Julia (Grimaud) Blanc.
On August 10, 1942, Beverly married Robert Horn, the love of her life, in Mississippi. Robert passed away in 1994 after 52 years of marriage. Beverly was an active member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Glen Carbon, IL. She worked in St. Louis at Small Arms during World War II. Later in life she worked at the unemployment office in Granite City, IL. Beverly was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, decorating her home, gardening, playing cards, square dancing, traveling, family reunions and making rosaries. Beverly will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents and husband, Beverly was preceded in death by one daughter, Karin Leonhardt; one sister, Margie Blanc; two brothers, Baldos “Bud” Blanc and Ronald “Ron” Blanc; and by two grandsons, Steven and Michael Horn.
She is survived by her son, Douglas Horn of Gravois Mills, MO, daughter and son-in-law, Ginger and Charles Hayes of Independence, MN; sister, Rosalie Hotop of Perryville, MO; brother, Claude “Dooley” Blanc of St. Ann, MO; proud grandmother to six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Glen Carbon, IL.
In celebration of her life, a funeral mass will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the church with Father Patrick Gibbons officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Rosary Makers at St. Cecilia Catholic Church or to masses.
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