Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Sheldon Ray Horst

Sheldon Ray Horst, age 5, son of Nelson Z. and Twila R. (Zeiset) Horst, was suddenly called home to be with Jesus, Saturday, July 13, 2013 of injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Holmes County, Ohio.

Sheldon was born March 14, 2008 in Greenwich, Ohio. His sunny, bubbly personality and inquisitive nature will be greatly missed by family and friends, along with acquaintances at the family business, Walnut Hill Feeds where he enjoyed spending much of his time.

Along with his parents, Sheldon is survived by his siblings: Kevin, Michelle, Melissa, Weston, Javin, and Kenton Horst all at home; Paternal grandparents: Alvin and Esther Horst of Shelby; Maternal grandparents: Allan and Esther Zeiset of East Earl, PA; Maternal great grandparents: David and Lucy Oberholtzer of Lititz, PA; Numerous aunts, uncles, cousins.

Friends and family are welcome on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Blooming  Grove Community Center, 7316 Amstutz Road, Shiloh, Ohio. Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 AM at the Chester Mennonite Church, 7243 Lattasburg Road, Wooster with Bishop Paul Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

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