Friday, October 20th, 2006
Leo B. Borges, 87, 205 N. Cleveland St., Minster, died at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 19, 2006, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster, where he lived for eight years.
He was born March 17, 1919, in Mercer County, to Frank and Francis Fahrig Borges. On June 19, 1948, he married Jeanette Koverman, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Steve (Judy), Minster, and Tim (Kelly), Fort Loramie; three daughters, Diane (John) Bender, Fort Loramie, Kathy, Minster, and Ann Meyer, Minster; a brother, John, Dayton; a sister, Marie Costello, Sandusky; two sisters-in-law, Jeanette, Minster, and Amanda, St. Marys; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Paul and Joseph; a daughter-in-law, Mary; and two grandchildren.
He retired after 35 years at Minster Machine Co and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster; American Legion Post 571, Maria Stein; and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1391, Minster. He also was a former member of the American Legion Firing Squad.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial with full military honors by the American Legion is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and 9-9:30 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to the Minster Area Life Squad.