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Prairie du Chien, WI
Robert L. “Doc” Borne age 87 of Prairie du Chien went home to the Lord on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. He was born November 10, 1931 in Prairie du Chien, the son of Harry and Marilla (Kahler) Borne. Bob served in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He attended UW-Platteville where he excelled in football and basketball and was later inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame. He later graduated from Kansas State University in veterinary medicine. Doc owned and operated Seneca Veterinary Services and Lil Critters in Prairie du Chien for many years until his retirement. His greatest enjoyment was preaching the Word of God. He is survived by his daughter Peggy (John) Anker of Lodi, WI, his sister Lorraine (Bud) Miller of Elkader, IA, his grandchildren, Sara, Zachary, Katie and Conner along with two great grandchildren, Rylan and Wyatt. He was preceded in death by his son Robbie, his brothers, Harry and Ken along with a sister Donna Reilly.
Funeral services will be Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Bible Baptist Church, Pastor Andy Doll officiating with burial in the Evergreen Cemetery both in Prairie du Chien. Military honors will be accorded by the Prairie du Chien Honor Guard. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9:00 AM until the time of services. The Garrity Funeral Home of Prairie du Chien is assisting the family. www.garrityfuneralhome.com