Photo provided by
. His father, still
living in 2003, is Ervin Raymond William Horstmann,
was born May 7, 1919. He is the tall boy, back row second from right, with
suspenders. to your left (or his right) is Robert Sprecklemeyer;
to Ervin's left (or your right), with only the top of his head visible is
Lester Lee Tugel;
In front of Lester, the boy with a
white shirt and open dark sweater is Kenneth Sprecklemeyer
Small boy in front of Kenneth, with dark overhalls is Ervin's youngest
brother, Ralph C Horstmann Sr.
(born March 22, 1928, died
January 31, 1998).
The teacher, Clara Grannemann, is the the back row, second from
left. The girl in the back row with a flower covering her left eye is
Gladys Meyer. The blonde girl in the center of the middle row,
her head in front and touching the white porch post is Ervin's oldest
sister Virginia "Irene" (Horstmann) Schinzing (born
January 11, 1923, died January 8, 2003).
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Irene nee (Horstmann) Schnizing- Seiler was buried Jan 11th on her 80th
birthday. She was the second child of Alvin & Ella (Dahl) Horstmann of
Berger, MO buried in Stony Hill. Her grandparents were Charles & Mary
(Becker) Horstmann buried at Senate Grove.
SEILER-SCHINZING, V. IRENE (nee Horstmann),
asleep in Jesus, Wednesday, January 8, 2003; beloved wife of Melvin O.
Seiler & the late Oliver F. Schinzing; dear mother of Gerald L. (Gena)
Schinzing, Diane J. Albin, Stephen A. (Melinda) Schinzing & stepmother of
Barbara C. (John) Mennel; dear grandmother of 8 & great-grandmother of 12;
sister of Ervin R. (Audrey) , Herbert "Gene" (Hilda) , Alice M.deceased (Roy)Walkenhorst,and
Ralph C.deceased (Lavern) Horstmann; our aunt, great-aunt, cousin & friend
to many. Mrs. Seiler was an avid gardner & was known for her love of
flowers. Funeral service a the SCHRADER Funeral Home, 14960 Manchester
Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Saturday, Jan. 11, 11:30 a.m. Interment Sunset
Memorial Park, Affton. If desired, contributions may be made to Lafayette
Church of Christ, 115 New Ballwin Rd., Ballwin, MO 63021 or St. Lucas
United Church of Christ, 11735 Denny Rd., Sappington, MO 63126. Visitation
Friday, 3-9 p.m.
Ad ran: 01/10/2003 - 01/10/2003 Source: St. Louis Post Dispatch.