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William A. "Bill" Borne

September 16, 1951 ~ November 7, 2021 (age 70)

Obituary

William A. “Bill” Borne, 70, formerly of Decatur, IN passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Maples at Waterford Crossing in Elkhart, IN. Bill was born on September 16, 1951, in Adams County, to the late Richard L. Borne Sr. and Mary Louise (Kolter) Borne.

 

Bill was a lifelong resident of Adams County. He worked at Goodrich for 32 years and was the Adams County Auditor for 8 years. He was an avid Republican, he served as Republican chairman in 2015, as President of the Auditor Association for 1 year and state PCARET President for 1 year. He was a member of the Decatur Optimist Club and served 1 year as President. Bill loved cycling and taught spin class for many years.

 

Bill is survived by his son, Seth A. Borne of Seattle, Washington; a daughter, Amber (Dustin) Kaehr of Bristol, IN; a brother, Richard (Laverne) Borne of Decatur; three sisters, Arlene (Kenny) Wagner of Decatur, Deb (Gary) Burkhart of Angola, IN and Sandy (Ed) Girod of Decatur; four grandchildren, Evan, Joah, Owen and Liam Kaehr.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 14, 2021 from Noon to 2:00pm at Haggard-Sefton- Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, followed by a 2:00 pm funeral service.

Pastor Mo Hodge will be officiating.

In Lieu of flowers preferred memorials are to Decatur Optimist Scholarship Fund, Adams Central Scholarship Fund or Goshen Home Care and Hospice.

Arrangements were handled by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
November 14, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Funeral Service
Sunday
November 14, 2021

2:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

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