Mass of Christian Burial for Eugene Born, 84, Eudora, KS will be held 10 am Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Interment will follow at Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. He died December 26, 2012 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha, KS.
He was born on May 20, 1928 in St. Paul, KS the son of Philip Jacob and Mary Helen (Paulie) Born.
Eugene worked as a heavy equipment operator for the Eudora Township and City of Eudora for 30 years.
He retired from the City of Eudora in 1993. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
He was a member of the Eudora Fire Department for 25 years and assistant leader for 6 years with the Eudora Boy Scouts.
He married Mary Delene Eder on May 26, 1956 in Eudora, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include daughters, Joanne Marie Noll, Hiawatha, KS, Dolores Ann Korb, Valley Falls, KS; son, Donald Eugene Born, Peyton, CO; 10 grandchildren 3 great grandchildren and sisters, Clara Webb, Chanute, KS, Jeanne Greenlee, Lawrence, KS, Mary Ann Duling, Girard, KS and Betty Roberts, Erie, KS; brother, Philip Born, Nampa, Idaho. He was preceded in death by his brothers George Born, Albert Born, Lawrence Born, Edward Born, Francis Born; and sisters, Barbara Skinner, Margaret Schopper and Gertrude Hoffman.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Holy Family Catholic Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
A parish rosary will be recited at 5 pm with visitation to follow until 7:30 pm Friday, December 28, 2012 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary- Eudora Chapel.