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Paul Hornstein

Nov 21, 2020

July 9, 1931 – Nov. 4, 2020

Paul Hornstein of

Laughlin, NV and former-

ly Rugby, died Wednes-

day, Nov 4th at the age of

89 years in Arizona. He

was born to Joe and

Kathryn Hornstein on July

9, 1931 in Rugby, North


Paul was born and

raised in Rugby, North

Dakota. He graduated

from Rugby High School,

class of 1949. He was un-

ited in marriage to Mar-

garet Benjamin. The cou-

ple made their home on a

farm east of Rugby. He re-

tired from farming in 1983

and moved to Colorado

for a few years before

moving to Laughlin,

Nevada, where he worked

at the River Side Casino

until retiring at the age of

81. Paul loved video pok-

er and in his younger

years enjoyed fishing and


He is survived by his

children, Donovan (Lori)

of Hayden, CO and Jane

Hornstein of Minot;

step-children, Wes (Sue)

Pfau of Fargo, Marsha

(Donn) Rau of Fargo and

Wanda (Ron) Kremer of

Orrin; numerous

grandchildren, great

grandchildren; sisters,

Ann Gebhardt of Wash-

ington, Barbara Stahl of Il-

linois and Alice Myrum of

Devils Lake; several

nieces, nephews; other re-

latives and friends. He

was preceded in death by

his wife, Margaret; son,

David; stepson, Dennis

Pfau; step daughter, Phy-

liss Ripplinger; brothers,

Pete and Frank; sisters,

Thersa Schaan, Josiphine

Hornstein, Mary Hoffart,

Kathryn Hammers, Ma-

dalena Hornstein, Kathri-

na Hornstein and his


Mass of Christian buri-

al was held at 2:00 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 14 at Little

Flower Catholic Church

with burial in the church


Organist: Glenda Mack

Vocal leader/Cantor:

Robert Graber

Casket Bearers: Tracey

Watson, Aaron Hornstein,

Darcy Johnson, Evan

Hornstein, Tabatha Horn-

stein, Amber Hornstein &

Ashley Hornstein- Rey-


Arrangements with the

Anderson Funeral Home

of Rugby. Online registry:



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