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Todd C. Sulsberger

October 25, 1951 October 30, 2023
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Obituary for Todd C. Sulsberger

Todd C. Sulsberger, age 72, of Hornick, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2023, in Hornick, Iowa.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 13, 2023, at the United Methodist Church of Hornick, Iowa. Pastor Catie M. Newman will officiate. Inurnment services will follow in the Westfork Township Cemetery of Climbing Hill, Iowa.

A Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, November 12, 2023, at United Methodist Church of Hornick, Iowa

The Armstrong-Van Houten Funeral Home of Mapleton, Iowa is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences maybe made at

Todd C. Sulsberger, the oldest son of Marvin and Alice (Faverty) Sulsberger, was born on October 25, 1951. He was raised on the family farm north of Hornick, Iowa and graduated from Westwood High School with the class of 1969.

After graduation, Todd furthered his education in animal science at Western Iowa Tech Community College before enlisting into the United States Air Guard. The summer after completing tech school in Colorado, Todd returned home to the family farm in Hornick and met the love of his life Deborah Fox. On October 21, 1972, the couple were united in marriage at the United Methodist Church of Hornick, Iowa. They settled on the family farm and welcomed their two children Amy and Walter.

A true steward of the land, Todd had a passion for farming, especially cattle. He was dedicated to his profession and through hard work, grew his livestock business to what it is today. Leading by example, Todd passed his passion for farming, livestock, and exemplary work ethic down to his future generation.

Todd was a lifelong resident of the Hornick and the United Methodist Church of Hornick. He was a member of the Woodbury County Cattlemen’s Association and enjoyed regular Saturday morning breakfast with his fellow cattle feeders.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Deborah “Deb” Sulsberger of Hornick, IA; daughter Amy (Charles) Sulsberger-Sattler; daughter-in-law Kim Sulsberger of Hornick, IA; grandchildren: Bailey, Casey, Elizabeth, Thomas, Amberlyn, Zach, Tyler, and Alexis; brothers-in-law Mike (Kathy) Fox of Piedmont, SD and Manuel Balingit Ocala, FL; sisters-in-law Colleen Sulsberger of Mapleton, IA and Evelyn Holmes of Huron, SD; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Todd is preceded in death by his parents Marvin and Alice Sulsberger; and brother Dr. Steve “Doc” Sulsberger. Todd’s son, Walter Sulsberger passed away shortly after him on October 30, 2023.

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3:00 PM 11/12/2023 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 11/12/2023 5:00:00 PM
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Hornick, IA 51026

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411 5th Street
Hornick, IA 51026

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411 5th Street Hornick 51026 IA
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