Leo James “Jim” Horvath

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Leo James “Jim” Horvath, 83, of Shell Knob, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at his home.

Survivors include: his wife Mary Ann; his children, Terri Kreienkamp, Mark Horvath, and Cheryl Rolwes; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was born March 24, 1934, in St. Louis, the son of Leo (Harv) and Esther (Reising) Horvath who preceded him in death. His sister, Sue Rickermann, and his brother, Richard Horvath also preceded him in death.

He grew up and graduated from high school in St. Louis, where he also attended college. He worked for 40 years at KSH Plastics and served in the U.S. Army. He served Peace Lutheran Church in Shell Knob, as president of the congregation.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Peace Lutheran Church in Shell Knob under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Pastor Brian Chisamore will conduct the services. Private burial with military honors will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.

Visitation with the family will be from 12:00 noon until service time.

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Shell Knob, Missouri