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Lawrence "Ted" Bornman

June 11, 1949 ~ August 3, 2014 (age 65)

   Lawrence "Ted" Bornman, 65, of Carthage died at 2:56 a.m. Sunday (August 3, 2014) in Blessing Hospital.
   Born June 11, 1949 in Quincy, Ted was the son of Lawrence T. "Pie" and Velma I.H. Worttmann Bornman.  He was first married to Marcheta Hester-Hays on July 7, 1970 in Honolulu, HI.  He later married Doris Honicutt in Lowell, IN on March 2001.  She preceded him in death.

   Ted was a 1967 graduate of Quincy High School where he excelled in football and wrestling and was also a graduate of the David Rankin Technical Institute in St. Louis.  He attended Bowen Christian Church and was a life time member of the Carthage VFW Club Post 5117 and served as as Surgeon General and helped with the fundraising committee and funeral detail.  Ted was also a member of the Carthage Golf Club.  He was an avid golfer having won a Veterans Tournament in Battle Creek, MI.  He also got a hole in one this year.  Ted's greatest enjoyment was watching his two grandsons in all of their sports activities, especially their racing events.  He also loved spending time with his granddaughter Alexandria.  He served his country in the Army with the 3rd Battalion 76th Artillery 3rd Infantry Division during the Vietnam War.

   He was employed as a CAD operator for various companies in Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and Iowa until his retirement.

   Survivors include a daughter Jessica L. Bolton (Todd) of Bowen, IL; a step daughter Karrie  Honicutt of Cedar Lake, IN; a step son Kevin Honicutt of Cedar Lake, IN; three grandchildren Remington C.T. "Remi" Bolton and Huntington C.T. "Hunter" Bolton both of Bowen, IL and a step granddaughter Alexandria Honicutt of Cedar Lake, IN.   Also surviving are several cousins.

   Mr. Bornman was preceded in death by his parents.

   Graveside services will be held Thursday morning 11:00 am in Greenmount Cemetery with Pastor Tom Mehaffy officiating.  Military honors will be conducted by the Carthage VFW Post 5117 and the Illinois National Guard Funeral Detail.

   Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 in the Bowen Christian Church and Thursday morning from 9:30 am until 10:45 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Quincy.

   Memorials may be made to the Ted Bornman Memorial Fund.
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