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Marion D. Bordner

Published: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 11:51 a.m. CDT

Marion D. Bordner, 84, Mt. Morris, died Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at Swedish American Hospital, Rockford. 

He was born on June 12, 1928 in Lewistown, the son of Homer and Jessie (Hilton) Bordner.  

Marion married Barbara Jean Witt on Nov. 20, 1948 in Canton.  

Marion and Jeannie owned and operated retail-clothing stores in Mt. Morris from 1959 to 1988.  

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1955.  

Marion was past president of the Mt. Morris Lions Club, Mt. Morris Chamber of Commerce, and the first Mt. Morris Park Board.  

He was a member of the Mt. Morris Police Commission, Mt. Morris Masonic Lodge, and the Mt. Morris Senior Citizen Council.  

He was also the chairman of the Mt. Morris Planning Commission. 

Marion is survived by his wife, Jeannie Bordner, Mt. Morris; and numerous family members.

A private family service will be held at a later date.  

Arrangements were completed by Finch Funeral Home, 405 E. Hitt St., Mt. Morris.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Village of Mt. Morris to benefit Dillehay Park. 

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