Arnold Silberhorn

Arnold “Jack” Silberhorn, age 92, of Britton, passed away July 19, 2019. He was born November 28, 1926 in Riga, Mich., the son of Arnold Martin and Rosa Julia (Hauf) Silberhorn. In November of 1957, he married Wilma Prochnow and she preceded him in death on July 14, 2014.

Jack was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, Tecumseh and was a veteran of the United States Army, stationed in Alaska. Jack owned and operated Jack’s Barbershop in Tecumseh for many years. Jack is survived by his children, Bill (Cathy) Silberhorn of Charlevoix; John (Sylvia) Silberhorn of Adrian; and Kris Silberhorn of Tecumseh; six grandchildren, Lauren (Ryan) Ringle, Scott Silberhorn, Jamie (Aaron) Sanday, Trisha (Robert) Henry, Joshua (Kristin) Silberhorn and Alex Silberhorn; nine great-grandchildren, Keaton, Crosby, Noah, Logan, Aislinn, Dylan, Asher, Logan, and Audrey; and brother, Gene (Sue) Silberhorn of Hayes, Virg.

In addition to his wife, Wilma, Jack was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and a sister.

Visitation took place on Tuesday, July 23, prior to the service at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh. Interment followed at Raisin Presbyterian Cemetery, Holloway, with military honors provided by Tecumseh American Legion Post #34 and Tecumseh VFW Post #4187. Condolences to the family may be made online at


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