Mr. Horvat was a graduate of Vermilion High School in 1964. He worked for various chemical companies as a research lab technician and retired in 2006. He enjoyed the outdoors, reading, and doing puzzles.
He is survived by his mother, Elizabeth (Tokar) Horvat of Elyria; three grandchildren, JD, Leah, and Elizabeth Martin; and a sister, Susan Brandmeier of Huron.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lewis Horvat in 1995; a daughter, Melissa Martin; and a sister, Diane Horvat.
Friends may call Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 10 A.M. until time of service at 11 A.M. at the Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, 410 Main St., Huron. Burial will be in Scott Cemetery, Huron.
Contributions may be made to one’s favorite charity.