Fred Borthwick


ULYSSES — Fred S. Borthwick, 89, of Ulysses, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Park View Assisted Living in Ulysses.

ULYSSES — Fred S. Borthwick, 89, of Ulysses, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Park View Assisted Living in Ulysses.

He was born June 30, 1925, in Strong City, to Harold and Laura Baker Borthwick. He graduated from Chase County High School in 1943.

Mr. Borthwick was a truck driver, retiring from truck driving for Brown-DuPree Oil Company in 1992. He served during World War II in the U.S. Navy.

On May 23, 1949, he married Raylene Black in Ness City. She died June 20, 1980. He married Patricia Bradley on July 3, 1982, in Ulysses. She died Aug. 22, 2012. He also was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, H. Mason Borthwick.

Survivors include four sons, Larry, Jerry, Marvin and Bryan, all of Ulysses; a daughter, Nancy Borthwick of Emporia; a stepson, Kirby Bradley of Garden City; three stepdaughters, Stacey Bradley of Grand Junction, Colo., Kimberly Trexler of Hill City, and Shelley McLeod of Longmont, Colo.; a sister, Joann Borthwick of Ulysses; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Patterson Avenue Church of God in Ulysses. Burial will follow at Ulysses Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted.

Visitation hours with the family present are 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church. Memorials are suggested to Park View Assisted Living, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.

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