Carol Lynn Horn, 41, of Galesburg, formerly of Galva, died at 5:43 PM, Sunday, March 31, 2013 at Marigold Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Galesburg.Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Friday, April 5 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva. Rev. Russell Theobald will officiate. Visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at the funeral home. Cremation will be accorded following the service. Memorials may be directed to the family for a memorial to be established.
She was born January 25, 1972 in Galesburg, the daughter of Stephen and Wendy (Wetterow) Horn. Survivors include her father of Galesburg, her grandmother, Martha Swanson of Knoxville, her aunts and uncles, Sarah Davis, Nancy (Robert) Hicks, Damaris Jane Horn, Andrea Wetterow, Doris Wetterow, Mary Wetterow, Lorene Simpson, Patty Clewell and Bob Wetterow, all of Galesburg, Rebecca Sjoman of Green Bay, WI, Diane McCoy of Victoria, Glenda Hollis and Ed Wetterow, both of Monmouth, Yogi Wetterow of Galva, Bruce Wetterow of Knoxville, Calvin Wetterow of London Mills and Jack Horn Jr. and Laura Horn, both of El Paso, TX, her great aunt, Della Brainbridge of Galva and numerous cousins, including Samantha Wetterow and Josh Wetterow, both of Galesburg. She was preceded in death by her mother, paternal grandfather, maternal grandparents and an uncle, Terry Wetterow.
Carol graduated from Galva High School in 1990 and attended Eastern Illinois University and then graduated from Illinois Central College with her paralegal degree. She did her paralegal internship at Prairie State Legal in Galesburg. She had worked for a lawyer in Peoria for a brief time and also at Renzenberger Inc. and Maytag, both in Galesburg. She was a cat lover who thoroughly enjoyed music, especially, Elvis, Ozzy Osbourne, Pantera and Buck Cherry. She also enjoyed golfing, hockey, Harley Davidsons and was a Dale Earnhadt Jr, fan. She was a die-hard follower of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Chicago Bears and was Brian Urlacher’s biggest fan. She was often known to say, “Win, lose or tie, I’m a Bears fan till I die.”