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BORTON, George 1874–1940


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler, Volunteer (email)
Date: 3/4/2013 at 11:29:54

George Borton Dies in Hospital Tuesday A.M.

Funeral Services for George Borton, a resident of Conrad for 64 years, were held at the Alexander Funeral home Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock, with Rev. Oliver Stevenson of the Presbyterian church in Grundy Center officiating. Burial was in the Conrad cemetery.

Pall bearers were Fred Herron, Harvey Strickler, Fenton Parmenter, Vern Wiley, Fred Bauerle and Forney Klinefelter. Flowers were cared for by Mesdames Ada Frederick, Fenton Parmenter, Forney Klinefelter and Charles Torrence. Mrs. Clyde Newton sang appropriate selections.

George D. Borton, son of Samuel and Esther Borton, was born in Richmond, Indiana Feb. 27, 1874 and died at the Deaconess hospital in Marshalltown on May 28, 1940, aged 66 years, three months and one day. He had been in poor health for the past three years.

Mr. Borton came to Iowa with his parents when he was two years old and settled on the Borton farm south of Conrad where he grew to manhood, later moving to Conrad where he spent the remainder of his life. He never married and is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Emma Clifford and Mrs. Mayme Frederick both of Conrad and one brother Frank of Chadron, Neb.; also two nephews and two nieces besides other relatives and a host of friends. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends because of his thoughtfulness and kindness toward them.

Source: Unknown newspaper clipping found in scrapbook belonging to my great grandmother.


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