Rev. Katherine "Kathy" Barbara (Sampson) Horn


Relationship to conference: Retired elder and wife of Rev. James A. Horn

Date of death: May 25, 2023 at age 74

Arrangements: A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 3 at Glenwood United Parish (10 17th Ave. NW, Glenwood, MN 56334). A visitation will be held at the church an hour prior to the service.

Appointment information: Rev. Katherine Horn was ordained as a deacon in 1972 and as an elder in 1975. She served Minnesota churches in Money Creek, Ridgeway, Witoka, St. Paul (Asbury and Holman UMCs), Burnsville (River Hills UMC), Rosemount, Glenwood, Waseca, and Staples. She retired in 2012.

Rev. James Horn was ordained as a deacon in 1971 and as an elder in 1974. He served churches in Caledonia (South Ridge UMC), Hokah, and St. Paul (St. John's UMC). He transitioned to honorable location status in 1976.

Rev. Katherine Horn is survived by her husband, Rev. James Horn; her children, Michael (Amy) Horn and Alethea Sheridan; three granddaughters; and many relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leland and Ella Sampson.

An obituary is available on the website of the Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home.

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