Eduard Horobec


Eduard Horobec, 63, of Harper, died Tuesday, July 23, 2013.

Arrangements and cremation were under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

No services are planned at this time.

Horobec was born Dec. 12, 1949, in Mildorf, Germany, the son of Peter and Rosa Horobec, and immigrated to the United States with his parents and younger brother when he was two years old. He grew up and attended schools in the St. Louis, Mo. area.

He married Elaine Ivens on June 1, 1991. Over the years, they lived in San Antonio and Pipe Creek, as well as Costa Rica for three and one-half years before returning to Texas in 2012 and settling near Harper.

After a stint in the U.S. Army, Horobec followed a career as a car salesman, which included having his own car lots and working for dealerships. In 2007, he retired from Fiesta Auto Center in San Antonio where he had worked as a salesman and as manager of one of their car lots.

In addition to his wife, Horobec is survived by his daughter, Taeh, of Lincoln, Neb., and his sons, Dane and Darson, of South Dakota.

Survivors also include his parents, Rosa and Peter Horobec of the St. Louis, Mo. area, five brothers and two sisters.

Memorials may be made to Brighter Day Horse Refuge of Pipe Creek, 682 Krause Rd., Pipe Creek, TX 78063 or the charity of choice.  

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