Jerry Eugene Horn was born on a farm near Moulton, Iowa October 30, 1938 to Glenn and Erma (Beach) Horn.
He attended Laurel elementary and Aaron Palmer elementary until he went to Central Junior High and Marshalltown High School graduating in 1957.
He joined the US Navy in 1958 and was discharged in 1962. He then married Cathy Diller in Marshalltown. He joined the US Weather Service in 1966 until his retirement in 1996.
His position took him to New Mexico, North Dakota, Northwest Territory Canada (JAWS), Minnesota, Nebraska, and Texas in his 32 years with the US Government.
He spent his retirement in North Platte, Nebraska and Chadron, Nebraska where he enjoyed his model trains, golf, and walking his three dogs.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Cathy in 1992. He is survived by a son, Scott, and a daughter Tamra, 5 grandchildren, and 2 great granddaughters.
A memorial has been established. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.
Online condolences can be made at www.chamberlainchapel.com
Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of arrangements