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Fort Smith, AR | 72901
479-646-5555
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
479-474-2523
Howard Borchert
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Obituary for Howard Robert Borchert

Howard R. Borchert, 90 of Fort Smith passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 in a local hospital. He was a U.S. Army Veteran in WWII and Korea and a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fort Smith. He was a line foreman at Riceland Electric Coop in Stuttgart, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Helena (Hahn) Borchert, and one son James Howard Borchert.

He is survived by his wife Sallye Marie Borchert of the home; two sons Fred Borchert and his wife Cindy of Fort Smith and Kermit Borchert and his wife Cindy of Vernon, Illinois; one brother Max Borchert of Stuttgart; five grandchildren, Aaron, Nathan, Zack and his wife Shannan, Bethany and Brad; one great grandson Gavin.

Arrangements and cremations were under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren. There is no formal service at this time.

Memorials may be made to Barling Senior Citizen Center 1605 M Street, P.O. Box 20, Barling, Arkansas 72923, Shiloh Cemetery Fund % Ms. Max Montgomery 510 West 10th, Stuttgart, Arkansas 72160, or Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fort Smith 2100 Cavanaugh Road, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72908.




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