WISNER — Services for Candace Horst, 91, of Wisner will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wisner with burial Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Galesburg, Ill. Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 to 8 p.m., with a vigil service at 7 p.m., at Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner and continue Thursday at 9 a.m. at the church.
She died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Colonial Haven Nursing Home in Beemer.
Candace was born in Wisner on April 24, 1920, to Everard and Anna (Schulte) Bowman. She graduated from Wisner High School and later attended Brown’s Business College. In 1939, she married Warren M. Scherer of Pilger, and to this union two sons were born.
In 1947, Candace and her two sons moved to Galesburg, where she married Wilbur Danner. She held various secretarial positions through the years and was active in American Business Women’s Association and Pilot Club International. She and Wilbur owned and operated Danner’s Fremont House Bakery Inc. for several years.
In 1992, she married Morris “Pete” Horst, and they made their home in Wisner. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Candace moved to Colonial Haven Nursing Home in March of 2011.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; two brothers, Ralph and Dale Bowman; sister Nina Harsch and an infant sister, Rosalys Bowman.
Survivors include her son, Terry (Janet) Scherer of West Point; son Douglas (Debbie) Scherer of Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; stepdaughters Judy (John) Borgelt and family, Cheryl Borgelt and family, Lynn (Steve) Sill and family, all of Wisner; three sisters-in-law, Gladys Bowman of Alturas, Calif., Cecile Bowman of Tacoma, Wash., and Audrey (Bob) Nelson of Galesburg; cousin Bill Murphy of Wisner and numerous nieces and nephews.