Colorado Funeral Directors Association


In Memory - John T. Horber, III

Friday, July 06, 2018 8:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

John Trougott Horber III passed away on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at his home in Las Animas at the age of 71. He was former owner of Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas.

John was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on October 14, 1946 to John T. and Medrith (Armstrong) Horber.  

John is survived by his wife, Janet Horber of Las Animas, CO; children, Beth (Lonnie) Spady of Haswell, CO, and John Horber IV “J.T.” (Christina) Horber of Littleton, CO; grandchildren, Lauren, Ally, and Porter Spady all of Haswell, CO; brother, Chester (Joanne) Horber of Aurora, CO; sister, Barbara (Jim) Woodruff of Rocky Ford, CO; aunt, Grace (Victor) Agosta of Staten Island, NY; mother-in-law, Marge Richards of Las Animas, CO; brothers-in-law, Jim Thayer of Las Animas, CO and Richard Richards of Arvada, CO; sisters-in-law, Barbara Day of McClave, CO and Judy Davis of Denton, TX; many other relatives and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John T. Horber II and Medrith Horber; and sister, Joy Thayer; father-in-law, Frank Richards.

Funeral services were held on Friday, June 29, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in Las Animas, Colorado, with interment in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery with Military Committal Rites provided by the local VFW and American Legion Post.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church or Las Animas/Bent County Golf Course in care of Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431, Las Animas, CO 81054.

Colorado Funeral Directors Association,  P O Box 631664, Highlands Ranch, CO 80163-1664 U.S.A. 

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