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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Obituary: Everett Bordenkircher

  • He previously owned several businesses in the Crookston/Mentor area.
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  • Everett Bordenkircher, age 75, of Minneapolis died on June 20, 2013 of heart failure after a brief illness. He was born in Marshall County, MN, graduated from Argyle HS where he was an all-state football player & shot put champ. Everett farmed until his marriage to Carole Gagner at Terrebonne in 1961.
    The US Army drafted him and he was the top heavy equipment engineer graduate, then stationed in Inchon, Korea and Camp Wolters, TX. He was proud to have been selected to drive the President of Korea when he visited their area.
    Carole and Everett owned several businesses in the Crookston/Mentor area. He later worked in Bismarck, ND for several years before moving to Minneapolis.
    He enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, trap shooting, repairing cars, farming, volunteering at a Korean orphanage, printing photos, a good joke and his five siblings. He also loved flying and earned a private pilot license. Everett was an active member of the Jaycees, Knights of Columbus, Sportsman's Club, American Legion and served as a church usher.
    Everett was preceded in death by his parents, Cletus and Dorothy (Landreville) Bordenkircher; brothers, Cyril, Leonard and Earl. He is survived by daughter, Jill (Mark) Fitzpatrick and son, Paul (CJ) Bordenkircher and their mother, Carole Kralicek; granddaughters, Claire & Kira Fitzpatrick; sisters, Joyce (Jim) Logan and Margy Kropp; brother, Ken (Fran) Bordenkircher; several nieces, nephews and special friend, Bonnie (Ladone) Heberlein.
    A celebration of life will be held Sunday June 30th at his home at the Nokomis Square Cooperative, 5015 35th Ave in Minneapolis from 2 to 5 p.m.. Interment will be with his parents at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to the Argyle Cemetery.
    Online registry at: holcombhenryboom.com

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