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Carolyn S. Horstman

Carolyn Sue Horstman, 77, died peacefully Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at IU Health-Arnett Hospital after an extended illness.

Carolyn was born March 13, 1940, in Bedford, to Howard Sullivan and Hazel Silvers.

She was raised in Bloomington, graduated from Bloomington High School as the prom queen, and married the prom king, Joe Horstman. They had two children, Joe Jr. and Jeff. They settled in Shelbyville for 32 years and moved to Lafayette in 2005.

Carolyn is preceded in death by her youngest child, Jeff; and her sister, Wanda Sciscoe.

She is survived by her husband, Joe Horstman; son, Joe Jr. (wife, Susan), of West Lafayette; brother, Ike Martin (wife, Carol), of Bloomington; grandson, Ben Horstman (wife, Melissa), of Charlotte, North Carolina; grandson, Alex Schlaifer, of Arlington, Virginia, and Rachel Schlaifer, of West Lafayette. She will be missed by her family and her beloved Siamese, Layla and Su.

Graveside service will be at a later date in Bloomington.

Soller-Baker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

You may sign the guest book and leave memories at www.soller-baker.com.