Earl Bernard Horras
Earl Bernard Horras died Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at St Luke’s Hospice Center in Cedar Rapids, IA. He was born at home on May 29, 1935 in rural Keokuk County to Walter & Edna (Sieren) Horras. He lived in Keokuk, Washington and Jefferson Counties growing up. He graduated from Fairfield Community High School in 1953 and drove the school bus from age 16 until graduation.
Earl has donated his body to the University of Iowa for research. There will be a celebration honoring his life after a short pause to mourn and reflect. A Memorial Mass is scheduled for 12:00 Noon on Saturday, July 6th, 2013, at Mother Cabrini Church in Richland, IA, with a meal afterwards. Earl’s body will be cremated and the ashes interred at the Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield, IA. The date is yet to be determined.