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Cpl. Edward Lee Borders

December 25, 1930 July 21, 2017
Cpl. Edward Lee Borders
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Obituary for Cpl. Edward Lee Borders

Cpl. Edward Lee Borders

After 65 years the remains of US Army Reserve Cpl. Edward Lee Borders, a Korean War MIA/POW will return home on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Cpl. Borders was a member of the Army Batter D 82nd Anti Aircraft Artilery Automatic Wheapons Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was reported missing in action on February 13, 1951. Later the communist forces reported he died in a POW camp on December 26, 1951

Edward was born on December 25, 1930 in Harrisburg to the late Frank and Edith Borders. He had two brothers, James T. Borders and Robert Charles Borders. Surviving Cpl. Borders are nieces: Phyllis Walker of Marion, IL, Linda Becker of St. Charles, IL, Cindy Easterlin of Charleston, SC and nephews: Fred Borders and Rusty Borders of Harrisburg, IL.

Services for Cpl Borders will be 11:00 AM Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the J. M. Weirauch Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Winkleman officiating and interment with full military honors will follow at Cottage Grove Cemetery east of Harrisburg. Friends may call after 9:00 AM Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the J. M. Weirauch Funeral Home in Harrisburg.

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Visitation

Saturday

29

Jul

9:00 AM 7/29/2017 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/29/2017 11:00:00 AM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

29

Jul

11:00 AM 7/29/2017 11:00:00 AM
J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home

211 North Jackson St.
Harrisburg, IL 62946

J.M. Weirauch Funeral Home
211 North Jackson St. Harrisburg 62946 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cottage Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Harriburg, IL 62946

_ Harriburg 62946 IL
United States
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