Tricounty News

Donald Borman, 83



Donald Borman of St. Cloud died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. He was 83.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at St. Mary's Cathedral Lower Church with Reverend Anthony Oelrich officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, and from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Entombment with military honors will be in Assumption Cemetery.

Donald J. Borman was born Aug. 4, 1928, in Kimball to Joe and Mabel (Arnold) Borman. He graduated from Kimball High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1948-1951. Don married Carol Zabinski Aug. 11, 1962, at Holy Angels Catholic Church in St. Cloud. He was employed by the Ford Motor Plant in St. Paul, and later at the Burlington Northern Railroad in Waite Park. Don enjoyed hunting in his younger years, and fishing during his retirement.

Don was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Howard, Lewis, and Everett.

He is survived by his wife; daughter Helen (and Dan) Koland; grandsons Daniel and Peter Koland; and sister Lorraine Schabel.

The Borman family would like to express their gratitude and appreciation for the exceptional care and concern shown by the Coborn Cancer Care Center at CentraCare Health Plaza, and the St. Cloud Hospital Hospice staff.