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Lorin Bornhoeft

June 9, 1933 — December 17, 2016

Lorin Bornhoeft, 83, Mandan, died December 17, 2016 at Sanford on Sunset Continuing Care Center, Mandan.

A funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Friday, December 23, 2016 at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan. Burial will be at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday.

Lorin was born June 9, 1933 in Flasher, ND to Theodore and Martha (Ziebarth) Bornhoeft. He attended school through the eighth grade. Lorin served in the US Navy and was honorably discharged in October 1952. On October 6, 1952 he married Ruth Zeller. They farmed near Flasher until 1966. Moving to Mandan, Lorin worked in construction and for the Highway Department. An extremely kind man, Lorin would give the shirt off of his back. He always had a smile and loved to tell jokes. His family was his greatest treasure and he loved spending time with his grandkids. Lorin loved his German Sheperds and was fond of bears. Lorin's beloved wife, Ruth, passed away in December 2007. He was a member of First Lutheran Church of Mandan, the Veterans Club, and the Police Club.

Blessed to have shared his life are his daughters, Debbie (Robert) Ohlson, Devils Lake, Roxanne (Les) Kershaw, Mandan, and Ruby (Richard) Barth, Mandan; two sons, Faron (Alice) Bornhoeft, Underwood and Claude Zeller, Indepenence, KY; grandchildren, Wendy (Marc) Horn, Grand Forks, Eric (Leann) Ohlson, Devils Lake, Kenny Ohlson, Grand Forks, Chris Kershaw, Mandan, and Cameron Kershaw, Mandan; great grandchildren, Cali, Aleksi, and Kai Ohlson of Devils Lake, Kaylee Kershaw of Mandan, and Ivy and Jaden Horn of Grand Forks.

Lorin was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ruth; and stepson, Ray Zeller.

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