Obit: Borde, Gustave Reinhold #2 (1869 - 1934)

Transcriber:  Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Borde, Kind, Buehler, Carle, Riemen, Rabbe, Jereafh, Arndt, Nimpvel, baumann, Naedler, Lewerenz, Tews, Rake, Hemp, Zaeske

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 26 April 1934

Borde, Gustave Reinhold (4 July 1869 - 23 April 1934)

Gus Borde, prominent retired farmer, formerly of Pine Valley, died suddenly Monday afternoon April 23 at his home on South Grand Ave.

Mr. Borde and his wife were cleaning up the garden in the rear of the house when he suddenly fell and in a few moments had passed away. He had been in failing health for some time.

The funeral will be held Friday at 2 o’clock at St. John’s Lutheran church, Neillsville.

A complete obituary will be published later.

----Source: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 3 May 1934

Gustave Reinhold Borde was born at Farmington, Wis., July 4, 1869, and passed away at his home in this city Tuesday afternoon, April 24, aged 64 years, 9 months and 20 days.

He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Borde, and grew to manhood on the home farm. He was educated in the Christian Day School at Farmington.

On Jan. 26, 1898, he was united in married with Miss Emma Kind of Ebenezer, Wis.

The young couple made their first home at Farmington. In 1900 they moved to Randolph, Wis., where they lived for three years before moving to Elgin, Ill.

In 1906 Mr. and Mrs. Borde and family came to Clark County and bought a large farm in Pine Valley a short distance south of Neillsville. This was their home for 25 years.

In 1931 they purchased a home on South Grand Avenue in Neillsville and retired from farm life.

Mr. Borde was a man of quiet tastes, an excellent farmer, industrious and upright in character, he went about the duties of life without vain show, doing well each day the work that came to his hand. He was sincere Christian, active in the work of St. John’s Lutheran Church, serving for a number of years on the church board of trustees.

Mr. Borde leaves to mourn his death, his wife and three children; Walter, on the home farm in Pine Valley; Herbert in Neillsville, and Viola, Mrs. John Buehler, Elgin, Ill.; and 6 grandchildren; also three brothers, Frank, Charles and Edwin, all of Rio, Wis.; six sisters, Mrs. Minnie Carle, St. Paul; Mrs. Martha Riemen, Eau Claire; Mrs. Ida Rabbe, Rio, Mrs. Lizzie Jereafh, Eau Claire; Mrs. Emma Arndt, Beaver Dam; and Mrs. Lydia Nimpvel of Dalston, Wis., and other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at 1:30 in the home and 2 o’clock at St. John’s Lutheran church, Rev. Wm. Baumann officiating.

The pallbearers were Wm. Neadler, Carl Lewerenz Sr., Chas. Tews, Wm. Radke, Frank Hemp, and Otto Zaeske.

The flower children were Mildred Baumann, Marian Lewerenz, Arnold Lewerenz, Marcus Baumann, and the six grandchildren.

All of the brothers and sisters expect Mrs. Minnie Carle were present at the funeral, Mrs. Carle being detained by an accident. Others from away were MR. and Mrs. John Buehler and their four children of Elgin, Ill., and Mr. and Mrs. Emil Kind and son Harry of Menasha.



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel