February 4, 1949 - May 17, 2020
Erna Marie (Nelson) Horine, 71, of Minden, Nebraska, passed away May 17, 2020, at her home surrounded by loved ones. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Minden with the Rev. Donald Hunzeker and PMA Julie Schmidt officiating. Current health recommendations will be followed and the use of a face mask is encouraged. The service will be live streamed to the funeral home’s Facebook page. Private family inurnment will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation as the family has honored Erna’a wish to be cremated. Memorials in Erna’s honor are kindly suggested to the family to be designated at a later date. Craig Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Erna was born on February 4, 1949 in Superior, Nebraska, to Ernest (Runt) Nelson and Marie Hazel (Pedersen) Nelson. She grew up in the Superior and Minden areas. She graduated from Minden High School in 1967 and then went on to graduate from Queen Ann Beauty School. Erna was united in marriage to Randall E. Horine on January 5, 1975, in Minden, Nebraska. Together they raised three daughters and one son. They also welcomed into their home three nieces and one nephew. Over her lifetime Erna had many careers. She had a cosmetology career working in the Axtell and Minden areas; she closed her beauty shops in 1980. She went on to hold various jobs within the community. Erna is remembered for owning and operating Erna’s Steakhouse and Erna’s South Fork Drive Inn with her husband Randy. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church and American Legion Auxiliary. Her hobbies included playing and coaching softball, camping, fishing, playing cards, and other outdoor activities. Erna treasured time with her family and friends. Being a grandmother was a cherished time in her life. Erna’s love of life and laughter was contagious. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband Randy of Minden; children: Lisa (Scott) Sinsel of Minden, Leslie (Joe) Weller of Kearney, Angelique Trotter of Broken Bow, Randall (Angie) Horine of Minden; grandchildren: Kayla (Heath) Anderbery of Axtell, Brendon Sinsel of Minden, Karly (Tyler) Branstiter of Kearney, Riley (John) Blake of Kingman, Arizona, Sophia Weller of Grand Island, Chloe Weller of Kearney, Addison and Clayton Horine of Minden, Ina Jo Bradley of Lincoln and Emily Trotter of Broken Bow; great grandchildren; Miles and Jordy Anderbery of Axtell; brother Roy John (Karen) Nelson, sister Mary (Rick) Johnson, sister-in-law Judy Nelson all of Minden and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother August (Augie) Nelson. Tributes and memories can be shared with the family at www.craigfunerals.com.
Erna Marie (Nelson) Horine, 71, of Minden, Nebraska, passed away May 17, 2020, at her home surrounded by loved ones. Memorial services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Minden with the Rev.... View Obituary & Service Information
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