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John Harold Horvat

June 29, 1969 ~ March 28, 2018 (age 48)

Obituary

John Harold Horvat, 48, of Marshall passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

John was born June 29, 1969 in Battle Creek to Gerald P. Horvat and Catherine M. (Swalwell) Horvat. John graduated from Lakeview High School in 1988. On February 24, 1996, he married Linda G. Poe in Battle Creek.

John worked at Brembo in Homer since 2011. He also worked at Eaton in Marshall and United Steel and Wire in Battle Creek for a few years. John attended Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Battle Creek, Saint Mary Catholic Church in Marshall and Calvary Baptist Church in Battle Creek. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved fishing, boating, and Lake Michigan. He also loved traveling up north to Brevort Lake. John treasured time with his family especially spending time with his daughter. He also enjoyed playing cards, listening to music, and being on the roads.

He is survived by his wife Linda Horvat of Marshall; daughter Brittney Horvat of Marshall; his parents Gerald and Catherine Horvat of Battle Creek; sisters, Susan (Rick) Thurman, Julie (Dale) Peet, Teresa (Samuel) Durham and Karen (Kirk) Spring all of Battle Creek; and many extended family and friends.

Family will welcome friends on Monday April 2, 2018 at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services Marshall Chapel 723 US 27 North, from 5-8pm with family present to greet friends at that time. Funeral services celebrating his life will take place at 11am on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Service Marshall Chapel with Reverend Father Christopher Ankley officiating. Interment will follow at West Eckford Cemetery. Memorial contributions are requested to Hospice of Southwest Michigan. Assistance with memorials is available at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Leave a personal message for the family and sign the online guest book at www.kempffuneralhome.com

Visitation

APR 2. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

Marshall Chapel of Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
723 US HWY 27 North
Marshall, MI, 49068

Service

APR 3. 11:00 AM (EDT)

Marshall Chapel of Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
723 US HWY 27 North
Marshall, MI, 49068

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