Kevin James Horst, age 44, of Clinton, Iowa, died suddenly Thursday, June 21, 2012, as the result of an accident in rural Miles, Iowa. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, June 25, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Savanna, Illinois. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Bellevue, Iowa. Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 24, at the Miller – Law – Jones Funeral Home in Preston, Iowa.
Kevin was born December 23, 1967, in Clinton, Iowa, the son of Clarence and Mary (Belk) Horst. He graduated from Preston High School with the Class of 1986. Kevin worked for Culligan Water in Clinton for the last twenty – three years. He loved his job and enjoyed working with all of his co – workers.
Kevin loved the outdoors, whether it was mowing or driving tractor on his parents farm in rural Miles or a relaxing day out fishing. He also enjoyed going out to eat at Bluff Lake with his children and parents.
Kevin is survived and lovingly remembered by his children, Emily Horst of Delmar, Iowa, and Charlie Horst of Clinton, Iowa; his parents, Clarence and Mary Horst of rural Miles, Iowa; five brothers, Steven Horst of Dixon, Illinois, Stanley (Dawn) Horst of Clinton, Iowa, Stuart (Gretchen) Horst of Miles, Iowa, Sidney (Julie) Horst of Bellevue, Iowa, and Thomas (Kelly) Horst of Miles, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.