Obit: Bornhofen, John A. (1892 – 1970)
Surnames: Bornhofen, Kampine, Hill, Hilt
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 25 Jun 1970
Bornhofen, John A. (9 FEB 1892 – 18 JUN 1970)
Services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church in Merrill for John A. Bornhofen, 78, of Merrill, a former assistant superintendent of the Carnation Milk Plant in Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) for 17 years, who died Thursday. Burial was made in st. Francis Cemetery, Merrill.
Mr. Bornhofen was born February 9, 1892 in Neillsville (Clark Co.). He was married in Marinette on October 22, 1919, to Maybelle Kampine, who survives.
A graduate of St. Thomas College in St. Paul, he was affiliated with the Oatman Condensary in Neillsville from 1919 to 1929, and was assistant superintendent of the Carnation Milk Company plant in Owen for 17 years. He was a former owner of the Jean, Hat and Dress Shops in Merrill and Antigo. For the past 10 years he had been the bookkeeper for Dr. William Hilt and business manager for the Antigo Jean, Hat and Dress Shop.
In Owen, Mr. Bornhofen was a president of the Chamber of Commerce and an alderman, and was active in other community and school projects.
Other survivors are a daughter, Mrs. William Hilt, Lake Pesobic, Merrill, and two grandchildren.
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