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Gene P. Borris, 92

Nov 18, 2012

Gene P. Borris

Easton Gene P. Borris age 92, of Easton, died Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Nov. 13, 2012, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Easton. Father Thomas Niehaus officiated. Burial was in OLMC Catholic Cemetery, Barber Township, Faribault Co.

Gene Probart Borris was born Aug. 29, 1920, in Akeley, the son of Andrew and Ethel (Probart) Borris.

He was united in marriage to Charlene L. Braunshausen, Oct. 5, 1950, in Easton. He owned and operated Bob’s Service Station in Easton for 30 years. He enjoyed woodworking, building bird houses, and working crossword puzzles.

Gene is survived by his wife Charlene of Blue Earth.; three children: Bill Borris, of Carlyle, Iowa, Julie (Gordon) Martin, of Wells, Jan (Beatriz) Borris, of Fairfax,Va; four grandchildren: Ryan (Laura) Borris, of Winnebago, Laura (James) Gordon, of Sioux Falls, S.D., Taylor Martin of Jackson, and Joshua Borris of Fairfax; three great-grandchildren: Lindsey and Cale Borris and Mason Gordon; sister: Betty Colby of Easton; sister-in-law: Marie Borris of Minneapolis.; along with many nieces and nephews and their families.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents; in-laws: Leo and Edith Braunshausen; two brothers: Gerald and Robert (Pat) Borris, two sisters: Irene (Joe) Welch and Mary Jane in infancy.

Please see www.brussheitner.com to leave online condolences. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells was charge of arrangements.