Robert “Bob” Kenneth Borman 1949-2018
Robert “Bob” Kenneth Borman
Robert “Bob” Kenneth Borman, 69, of Medford, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in his home under the care of his family and Hope Hospice. A memorial will be held at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Holway on Thursday, Nov. 8. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday. Bob’s remains have been cremated and will be placed at the Northern Wisconsin Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery near Spooner at a later date.
Bob was born on April 22, 1949 in Merrill to Oscar Kenneth Borman and Jean Arlene Borman. He started his journey with the United States Army on July 13, 1969 and was a Vietnam Veteran. Bob’s duties in the Army included being a gunner and driving truck hauling ammunition. He was honorably discharged on March 1, 1971. Bob married Margaret “Jane” Ennis on July 27, 1973. Over the years Bob spent time as a farmer, truck driver and as a laborer at the Jennie-O Turkey Store and later as a laborer at Ready Fixtures. Bob’s hobbies included woodworking and fishing.
Bob is survived by his wife, Margaret Borman of Medford; his son, Adam (Andrea) Borman of Medford; two grandchildren, Hank and Kai; siblings, Karen (Jan) Toubl of Beloit, Bruce Borman of Rib Lake, Jim (Ellen) Borman of Medford and Linda Borman of Wausau; his aunt and godmother, Betty Meschefske; brothers and sisters-in-law, George (Kathleen) Ennis, Charles (Gail) Ennis, Kate (Jack) Peck, Carol (Jim) Peck, Mona Ennis, Tom Ennis, Jerry Ennis, Sue (Rick) Coquillette, Mary (John) Fitzpatrick, Pat (Peggy) Ennis, John (Cathy) Ennis and Linda (Larry) Zeman; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; sister-in-law, Cindy Borman; and uncle, Duane Marth.