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Obituary: Harvey Earl Borgman, Napoleon

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Harvey Earl Borgman, age 89, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013, at his home in Napoleon, IN. He was born at home on April 26, 1923, to Louis and Emma Elizabeth (Tressler) Borgman, near Napoleon, IN. He married Frances Luchte on November 4, 1950.

Harvey served as a corporal with the U.S. Army 1st Infantry Division in France, Belgium and Germany during World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Frances; daughters and their husbands, Patricia and Thomas Peetz of Batesville, Marilyn and Roger Horan of Greensburg and Sheryl and Bill Ziegler of Columbus, IN; grandchildren, Rick, Steven and Clair Peetz, Christina, Craig and Melissa Horan, and Brandon and Allison Ziegler; a stepgranddaughter, Nicole Lehr; and two great-grandsons, Abraham and Aaron Peetz.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 6, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m., all at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville, IN. Sister Shirley Gerth will officiate. Military graveside services and burial will follow at St. Maurice Catholic Cemetery, Napoleon, IN.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Maurice Church Building Fund, Napoleon Volunteer Fire Department, Hospice or the American Heart Association.

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