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Fred Borleis

Fred Luther Borleis, Sr., 94, of Longmont, CO died September 4, 2013. Fred was born to August and Rosalie Borleis, July 2, 1919, in Baltimore, MD. Fred married Dorothy Fairbanks in 1941 and raised four children in Perry Hall, MD. Fred and Dorothy moved to Selma, NC in 2006, where Dorothy died in 2009. In April 2013, Fred moved to Longmont, CO. Fred was a graduate of Kenwood High School and Strayer Business College and a veteran of WWII, serving with the US Army in France and Germany. With his brother, Harry, Fred operated Maryland Plating Company, then worked in sales for Seiler-Hughes Chemicals. Fred will be remembered for his kind spirit, his friendly smile and his quick wit. He was a devoted husband and father. He is survived by his children: Nancy Andersson (Larry) of Longmont, CO; Eileen Smith (Scot) of Longmont, CO; Fred L. Borleis, Jr. (Nancy) of Street, MD; and Jane Petersen (Mark) of Selma, NC. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and three great-granddaughters. A memorial service will be held at St. Michaels Lutheran Church, Perry Hall, MD, in the spring of 2014. Contributions may be made to Tru Community Care, 2594 Trailridge Drive East, Lafayette, CO 80026. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences.


Published in Longmont Times-Call on Sept. 8, 2013
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