(March 27, 1942 - September 6, 2013) Donald Louis Borel U.S. Veteran Donald Louis Borel, 71, of Zavalla, Texas, died Friday evening in his home. Donald was born in Port Arthur to James Louis and Mary Nell Broussard Borel. He has lived on Sam Rayburn for twelve years coming from Port Arthur. Donald was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, and was a pipefitter with Local 195. Donald had also served in the United States Coast Guard Reserve. He is survived by his daughters; Michele Forrest and Donna Byars and her husband Mark of Nederland, his brother James R. Borel and his wife Regenia of Sam Rayburn, his sister Patricia Howe of Toledo Bend and four grandchildren. Donald was preceded in death by his son Mark Louis Borel. Visitation will be from 12:30PM until service time at 2:00PM, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in the Starr Funeral Home Chapel, 510 Starr St., Hemphill, Texas. Burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery near Hemphill.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Sept. 8, 2013