Roger L. Horton

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Roger L. Horton, age 66, of New Hampton, IA, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton, IA. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton, IA with Pastor Kevin Frey officiating. Burial will be in New Hampton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 PM on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton, IA and will continue on Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the church. Online condolences for Roger’s family may be left at Memorials may be directed to the family. Roger Lee Horton was born on December 3, 1951 to Eugene and Arlys (Hyde) Horton in Charles City, IA. Roger grew up in New Hampton where he graduated from New Hampton High School in 1970. He was self employed operating Horton’s Painting and Tree Trimming specializing in farm and commerical buildings. Roger lived and worked in New Hampton all of his life. Roger enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, camping with family and friends. He especially enjoyed his grandchildren, playing games, reading, boating and going to the park with them. Roger was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Roger is survived by his sons, Scott (Angie) Horton of Crans, Switzerland and Brad (Jennifer) Horton of Robins, IA; grandchildren, Jacob, Abby, Lucas, Ella and Rachel; sister, Doris (Don) Rinehart of Ft. Dodge, IA; brother,s Gary Horton of Altoona, IA and Don (Sandra) Horton of Marion, IA; several nieces and nephews and special friend, Janine Witte of Ft. Dodge, IA. Roger is preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Arlys Horton and sister-in-law, Pat Horton.

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  1. Scott, Brad and families,
    Our deepest sympathy to you all. Your dad/grandpa was always was so very proud talking about you all!! Cherish those memories, and he will never be too far away.
    Sending a big hug and our deepest, deepest sympathy.
    Steve and Shellie

  2. Thank you, Roger, for showing us how one should live. You were always there for us. You showed up. In good times and bad. You cared. You called. You worked even when you were sick. You traveled. You took time to visit. You tried to keep our whole family together by your calls and concern. You loved us. And we love you. You lived each day to the fullest. Thank you. Until we meet again.

  3. Dear Scott, Angie, Abby and Ella,
    Our deepest sympathy in your loss. It is hard to lose a parent and grandparent, especially one who is so young. May you find comfort in fond memories of your dear dad and grandpa.
    Dave and Rita Starz

  4. Scott, Angie, Ella, and Abby….so sorry for loss of your father and grandpa. Sympathy to the rest of your family. May God hold you in the palm of His hand during these sad times. Judy and John vRuegg

  5. Scott, Brad, and families,
    Thinking of you today and wishing we could be with you. Your dad was a quiet man who loved being a grandpa. We will miss him! God bless you all!
    Love, John and Carol

  6. Scott and Brad – I am very sorry to hear about your Dad. I always thought Roger was such a nice guy, and enjoyed talking with him when I would see him. I hope you and your family are well.

  7. Condolences to the Horton family, Roger you always wanted to be the best you could be and you were. We had our days hunting and playing football, we were ten feet tall and bullet proof back in high school. Our brothers, Gary and Tim, were best of friends too, we took our cue from them. My world is smaller with you being gone, wait for me at the pearly gates and we will pick up where we left off, love you bro.

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