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Obituaries

Obituaries

Francis Steven Born 1950 - 2011 Eudora

Mass of Christian Burial for Francis Steven Born, 60, Ottawa, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Burial will follow in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery.
He died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at his home in Ottawa.
He was born Nov. 25, 1950, in Lawrence, the son of Francis Eugene and Bernice Gehlen Born.
He graduated from Eudora High School in 1968. He served his country in the Air Force during Vietnam Era. He worked for Ritchie Sand Plant in Wichita for more than 25 years and then for the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Ottawa until he retired.
Survivors include two sons, Howard and wife Lisa, Rantoul, and PJ and wife Jolene, Eudora; his mother, Bernice Born, Eudora; two sisters, Rose Mary Lemmons and husband Michael, Eudora, and Joyce Lynn Vines, Lawrence; a brother, Larry Michael, Lawrence; and four grandchildren, Joshua, David, Alexia and Payden.
He was preceded in death by his father, Francis Eugene, on May 10, 2010.
A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Warren-McElwain Mortuary — Eudora Chapel, after which the family will meet friends until 7:30 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to Holy Family Catholic Building Fund, sent in care of the mortuary, 1003 John L. Williams Drive, Eudora, KS 66025.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.