Winifred Eleanor Horsch, 90, of Gibson City formerly of the Fisher and Foosland area peacefully passed away at 6:10 am Monday September 21, 2020 at the Gibson Area Hospital - Annex. Private family funeral services will be held at the Dewey Community Church in Dewey with Pastor Neal Hauser officiating. Burial will be in East Bend Memorial Gardens in rural Fisher. Memorial contributions may be made to Dewey Community Church, Fisher Foursquare Church or Gibson City Bible Church.
Eleanor was born May 25, 1930 in Fisher a daughter of Luther and Florence Reeter Wade. She married Donald D. Horsch on December 8, 1950 in Fisher. He passed away July 11, 2004. They were married fifty-three years. She is survived by her two children Peggy Stalter of Gibson City and Rodney (Janna) Horsch of Foosland. Eleven grandchildren - Jaycilynn (Brian) Zeifang, Aschleigh (Forrest) Kelley, Jamison (Aschley) Stalter, Kaleigh (Ross) Stevens, Whitneigh Horsch, Levi (Casey) Horsch, Emmaleigh (Jacob) Painter, Abigail Horsch, Sarabeth (Elisha) Mullins, Olivia (Monte) Rapp and Savannah Horsch. Eighteen precious great grandchildren and her sister Erna (Kenneth) Weatherby of Athens. She was preceded in death by a grandson Ryan Horsch and a son-in-law Ivan Stalter.
She was a member of the Dewey Community Church and the Gibson City Bible Church. She was a hardworking farmers wife and enjoyed sewing and gardening. She volunteered with the Seek And Find Ministry. Most of all she enjoyed her family and her grandchildren and great grandchildren were her pride and joy.
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