Frank E. Borlandelli, 81
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Frank E. Borlandelli, 81, a resident of Mountain Home passed away Thursday, August 2, 2012, at the Baxter Regional Medical Center.
He was born October 11, 1930, in San Luis Obispo, California to the late, Carlo and Rosa Fogliani Borlandelli. Frank served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Lois Ann Petersen on August 30, 1951, in San Luis Obispo, California. In 1969 Frank and Lois relocated to Mountain Home from California. He was the parts manager at Norcross Ford for over 30 years. Frank was a member of the Elk's Lodge 1714 of Mountain Home, where he served as Exalted Ruler for two terms; he also served as the District Deputy to the Grand Exalted Ruler and was the president of the Arkansas Elk's Association. He was a member of the St. Peter's The Fisherman Catholic Church, where he was a 4th Degree in the Knights of Columbus and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ozark Post 3246. Frank was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Rena Odekerk.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Lois Borlandelli of Mountain Home; two daughters, Mary Jo Borlandelli and Carla Brewer, both of San Luis Obispo, California; a son, Daniel Borlandelli of Claremore, Oklahoma; a sister, Mary Borlandelli of San Luis Obispo, California; six grandchildren, Paul Bayless of Mountain Home, Jason Bayless of New Castle, Oklahoma, Brian Huber of Camarillo, California, Emily Huber of San Luis Obispo, California, Christopher Borlandelli of Claremore, Oklahoma and Nichole Williams of Claremore, Oklahoma; eleven great grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
A gathering of family and friends will be 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, August 6, 2012, at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home Chapel with a vigil service starting at 7:00 p.m. with Deacon Bob Crawford officiating.
Burial will be private under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Elk's National Foundation, 2750 North Lakeview Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614-2256 or St. Peter's The Fisherman Catholic Church Building Fund, 249 Dyer Street, Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com
Published in Baxter Bulletin from Aug. 3 to Aug. 6, 2012