Obit: Borde, Herbert G. (1909 - 1968)





----Source: Scrapbook; unknown Clark Co., Wis. paper

Borde, Herbert G. (1909 - 1968)


Herbert G. Borde
, 59, of Albany, Oregon died December 1, l968, after open heart surgery last week in a Portland hospital.

He was born August 18, l909, in Neillsville, Wisconsin, son of Gustave and Emma (Kind) Borde. He married Fern E. Rowe on June 4, 1930. They lived in Neillsville until 1950 when the family moved to Albany, Oregon, where he owned the Coast to Coast Hardware Store and later served as an accountant for various firms in Albany. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and served as head of a church building program as well as directed the choir for a number of years.

Surviving are his widow, Fern, Albany three daughters, Jeannine Borde, Portland, JoAnn Johnston, Puyallup, Washington, and Judith Muller, Albany two sons, Armand, Salem, and Gale, Beaverton a brother Walter Borde of Edgerton, Wisconsin, and sister Viola Buehler, Elgin, Illinois, and four grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Immanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Herbert Boehne officiating. Internment will be in Twin Oaks Memorial Park.

Fern Eleanor Borde, 80, was born May 4,l911, in York Center, Wisconsin, the daughter of Ernest G. and Grace E (Mortimer) Rowe.

Fern graduated from Neillsville High School in l929. She married Herbert G. Borde on June 4, l930 and they lived in Neillsville until moving to Albany in l950 where her husband was an accountant. He died in l968. She was employed at Oregon State University, Dept. of Housing for 23 years as a payroll administrator. In l968 she was installed as President of the Corvallis Chapter of the Oregon State Employees Association. She retired in l975 and her hobbies included quilting, needlepoint, and gardening. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and organist for other churches for several years.

Surviving are three daughters, Jeannine Borde, Portland, JoAnn Johnston, Puyallup, WA, and Judith Vandervort, Portland two sons, Armand, Salem and Gale, Albany one sister, Isla Bandelow of Menomonie, WI, ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Walter R. Borde, age 89, of 65l Albion Road, Edgerton, died on Thursday, May l8, l989,at the Edgerton Memorial Community Hospital. He was born on September 9, l899, in Jefferson County, the son of Gustave and Emma (Kind) Borde. He married Elizabeth Carl on June l4, l930, in Neillsville. He had farmed in the Neillsville area until l946, and in the Edgerton area since l954. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Edgerton, the Albion Civics Club, and he enjoyed gardening.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth two daughters, Mrs. Ellen (Clifford) Swann of Edgerton; and Barbara Borde of Madison; and a granddaughter, Diane (Lon) Michener, and a great-grandson, Blake, both of Golden Valley, Minnesota.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 22, l989, at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, Edgerton, with the Reverend Wilfred Grieser officiating. Burial will be in Fassett Cemetery.




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