Daphne W. Horst

June 14, 1933October 16, 2020

Our beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother, Daphne (Jopson) Horst, went to her heavenly home on Friday, October 16, 2020 to be with her Lord, Jesus Christ.

Daphne was born on June 14, 1933 at Sutter Memorial Hospital. She grew up in Trowbridge in Sutter County, and graduated from East Nicolaus High School in 1950. She received her Master’s Degree from Sacramento State University in Education, and was an educator at heart. She worked as a teacher for 30 years.

Daphne and her husband, Will, loved to travel. They actually met on vacation in Hawaii, which was their favorite place to visit. They were blessed to see many parts of the world, including: Italy, Germany, and France.

Daphne faithfully served in many capacities at Celtic Cross Presbyterian Church in Citrus Heights. She also was a member of The Gideon’s International, handing out Bibles to spread the word of God.

Daphne was blessed with a large and loving family and was devoted to spend as much time with them as possible. She is lovingly remembered by her Sister, Enid; Daughter, Donna; Son-in-Laws, David and Dick; seven Granddaughters: Rachel, Danielle, Kristy, Michelle, Cheryle, Crystal, and Tiffany; and ten Great Grandchildren: Hailey, Brandon, Chloe, Gabrielle, Cadence, Jonah, Tyler, Josie, Johnny, and Emma.

Daphne was preceded by death by her Husband, Will; her Sister, Elaine; her Brother, Dwight; her Son, David; and her Daughter, Charlotte.

The family would like to extend a special appreciation to the staff at Sunrise of Fair Oaks for caring for Daphne for many years. In lieu of flowers at the service, please send memorials in her honor to Sunrise of Fair Oaks Assisted Living Facility.

Funeral services will be private, and held for her immediate family during this unprecedented time.


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Daphne W. Horst

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