BORGE– Ole Larsen Borge passed away on July 16, 1970 in the Brooks General Hospital. He was 85 years of age.
Born in Norway he came to North Dakota, U.S.A. in 1909 and homesteaded near Alderson in 1912.
He moved to Lac Bert, Saskatchewan in the 20’s where he farmed until moving to Brooks in 1942 where he has resided since.
He is survived by his wife Minda Borge of Brooks; five daughters, Mrs. Elly Whewell of Brooks, Mrs. Milly Henderson of Saskatoon, Sask., Mrs. Gunvor Cheyne of Cloverdale, B.C., Mrs. Bertha Bentz of Brooks, Mrs. Signe Needham of Calgary; two sons, Myer Peterson, England and Melvin Borge of Brooks; thirteen grandchildren, eight great- grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Bertha Krostad of Ada, Minnesota
Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 29 at 2 p.m. in Smith Funeral Chapel with Rev. J. G. Lokken officiating. Interment was in the Brooks Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Desrie, Berger, Oliver Ingram, Tony Sky, John Sabo, Gordon Hinther and Olaf Ulricksen.
Brooks Bulletin July 30, 1970 Roll 19 Image 887