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Niels Borre

Birth
Denmark
Death 19 Feb 1958 (aged 86)
Granada, Martin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Fairmont, Martin County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 103789153 · View Source
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Niels Borre, 87,Found Dead in Bed In Granada Home -

Granada - Niels Borre, an 87 year old retired bachelor farmer, was found dead in his home here at 4 p.m. yesterday by neighbors Dale Parson and Jess Maxwell.

The two neighbors had gone to the Borre home on an errand. After breaking in the door they found Borre in his bedroom lying on the edge of his bed.

Martin county coroner M. H. Marken said cause of death was an apoplectic stroke.

Borre was born Feb. 20, 1871 in Naskovi, Den.

He came to America at the age of 18, coming directly to Minnesota. He farmed in Martin county until 1950 when he retired to Granada.

Survivors include one brother, Ole Hansen, Nampa, Idaho; two nephews, Harry Barr, Scottville, Mich., and Theodore Barr, Auburn, Mich. Also two nieces, Mrs. Ingard Lauridsen, Scottsville, Mich., and Mrs. Guy Brothwell, Midland, Mich.

Funeral services will be held at 3 pm Saturday at the Olson Funeral Chapel in Fairmont. The Rev. E. E. Manes will officiate.

Burial will be at the Lakeside cemetery. Friends may call at the Olson Funeral Home starting Saturday until time of service.

Fairmont Sentinel Daily, February 20, 1958, page 5, transcribed by Linda Berney


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  • Created by: Linda Berney
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103789153
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Niels Borre (20 Feb 1871–19 Feb 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103789153, citing Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont, Martin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Linda Berney (contributor 47343179) .