Carl Horn

March 1, 1943 ~ May 7, 2021 (age 78)


Carl F. Horn, 78, of Saint Marys, died 5:40 A.M. Friday, May 7, 2021, at St. Ritas Medical Center, Lima.

He was born March 1, 1943, in Bellefontaine, Ohio, the son of Horrace and Audra (Dowden) Horn.

He married Linda Castle on January 1, 1972, in Ontario, Ohio; she survives in Saint Marys.

He is also survived by his daughter, Kristin (Greg) Yingling of Seminole, Florida; by two grandchildren: Spencer and Alex Yingling. He is survived by a sister, Leah Horn of Kenneth City, Florida; by an aunt and uncle whom he was very close with, Leroy and Eleanor Dowden.


He was preceded in death by his parents and by his sister, Nancy Lester.


Carl was a graduate of Willis High School in Delaware, Ohio. He graduated from the Ohio State University with a BS in Food Science. After graduation from college, he was drafted into the US Army, where he served for 2 years.

Carl moved to Saint Marys to serve as the Operations Manager of Saint Marys Beef Company, and he retired from LJ Minor Corporation in Cleveland.

He loved OSU and Saint Marys Roughrider sports, and he was a member of the Wayne Street United Methodist Church.


Funeral rites will be held 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 14, 2021, at the Wayne Street United Methodist Church, the Reverend Tim Benjamin, officiant.

Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. Thursday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 West High Street, Saint Marys, where memorial gifts may be given to either the Saint Marys Community Foundation Animal Rescue Fund, which is operated by Mile Creek Veterinary Service, or the Auglaize County Humane Society.


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May 13, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home
314 West High Street
Saint Marys, Ohio 45885

Funeral Rites
May 14, 2021

10:00 AM
Wayne Street United Methodist Church
130 North Wayne Street
Saint Marys, OH 45885

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