January 18, 2018
Michael Steven Horner, 69, of Ankeny, died Saturday, January 13, 2018.
He is survived by his two sons, Danny (Melissa) and Steve (Renee); step-daughter, Jenny; grandchildren, Terin, Kelsy (Lex), Benjamin, Zane, and Kalel; great-grandchildren; Dakota, Logan, and Olivia.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Deborah, and grandson,
Michael was born in Des Moines on December 28, 1948, the son of Fred and Beth (Ludwig) Horner. He married Deborah Kay Machholz on October 5, 1974. He worked for Firestone for over 40 years.
Michael and his family created many wonderful memories on the family farm in Osceola, where they camped and fished, numerous times. Michael was very proud of his grandchildren and their accomplishments and enjoyed sharing stories about them with others. He was a movie and history buff and liked to watch documentaries. Michael had a big heart and donated to many charities throughout his life.
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