Leland Dean Horner, age 84, of Foreston, formerly of Elk River, died at his home on May 12, 2017. The funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday, May 18th at First Baptist Church in St. Francis. Visitation will be 1 hour before the service at the church on Thursday.
Leland Dean Horner was born August 29, 1932 in Deer Creek to Samuel and Agnes Horner. He attended school in Bagley, Minnesota. He went in the Army on November 25, 1952 and was discharged November 27, 1954. He served 16 months in Korea. After his discharge he was in the reserves and released from Army service November 30, 1960. After his military service he worked at Juno Corporation, then went to Cornelius Company in Anoka for 30 years. He also worked for St. Francis District 11 for 11 years. He married Ellen Eiswald on September 3, 1955 and they had 6 children. Ellen went home to the Lord in 1992. In 1995 he married Valerie.
Dean passed away at his home in Foreston on May 12, 2017 at the age of 84 years, 8 months and 13 days. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sam and Agnes; first wife, Ellen; brothers, Melwin, Calvin, Silas; sisters, Gladys, Dorothy, Hazel and Lillian.
Dean leaves behind his wife, Valerie; brother, Morgan; sister, Stella; his 6 children, Larry (Susie), Lynn (Tim), Michael (Cheryl), Mark (Kim), Jeffrey (Char), Jon (Ruthy); 16 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; also many friends and other family members who loved him.