Forrest Dean Borchardt was born October 11, 1938 at Savory hospital in Osage, Iowa to Albert and Alma Glassel Borchardt. He passed away peacefully He grew up and farmed in rural Cerro Gordo County Iowa. He married Gloria McKibben in 1965, there are three daughters, Stephanie, Kelly and Candice, One son, Forrest Dean. After serving in the army Forrest graduated from Hamilton Business College and Drake University. Forrest married Karen Richardson Cox in 1970 and became a step father to Thomas Cox. There are eight grandchildren. Forrest was employed at Pioneer Data Systems, Des Moines Wheel and Rim and Arrow Truck Sales, Kansas City, MO., as Treasurer/controller. He also was employed part time at Price Cutter grocery in Berryville.
Gathering of Remembrance will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Berryville, Arkansas with Pastor Skip French officiating. A time of fellowship with food and drinks will follow the service. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may me made to Loaves & Fishes Food Bank of the Ozarks, PO Box 149, Berryville, AR 72616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.