Robert T. Bordenave
Born: April 17, 1926; Los Angeles
Died: February 11, 2021; Huntley
Robert T. Bordenave, 94, of Huntley, passed away Thursday morning, February 11, 2021, in Huntley surrounded by his family.
He was born April 17, 1926, in Los Angeles, CA the son of Joseph and Helen (Horan) Bordenave. On Aug. 30, 1947, he married Mildred Ters, who he was married to for 56 years until her time of death in 2003. Robert was a science teacher for 23 years at Deerfield High School retiring in 1989. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Huntley. Robert was affectionately known as the Old Goat. He was an avid adventurer, backpacker, and canoer. He was a great inspiration to everyone and a great mentor. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his children, Michele (Mark) Cummings, Barry (the late Mary Jo), Joseph (Kathleen), Danielle (Michael) Montemayor; grandchildren, Adam (Diane) Mautner, Nicole (Craig) Marynowski, Kari (Paul) Hunt, Katy (Daniel) Seiber, Christopher Bordenave, Matthew Montemayor, and Jeffrey Montemayor; 4 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife Mildred; and three brothers.
A Memorial Mass and celebration of life will be held later in the spring at St. Mary's Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Robert?s name should be directed to www.Purpleplunge.org
The James A. O?Connor funeral Home in Huntley is assisting the family. Info (847)669-5111 or www.jamesaoconnorfuneralhome.com
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Published by Northwest Herald on Feb. 16, 2021.