Leonard L. “Buck” Borman, 86, Huntingburg

Buck Borman2Leonard L. “Buck” Borman, 86, of Huntingburg, died Sunday (May 8) at Aspen Place Health Campus in Greensburg. He was born in rural Huntingburg March 23, 1930, to Henry W. and Mary Ella (Sunderman) Borman. He married Mary Elizabeth Gasser June 26, 1954, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg.

Buck attended grade school in Duff and graduated from Huntingburg High School in 1948. In 1961, he graduated with a Pharmacology degree from Butler University. He served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He worked as a pharmacist at Kiesling’s Drug Store in Huntingburg for four years, at Stork Memorial Hospital as an administrative assistant, at the Huntingburg Clinic as pharmacy manager for 12 to 14 years, and then owned and operated Ferdinand Pharmacy and Jasper Pharmacy. He sold his businesses and semi-retired as a pharmacist at CVS until his permanent retirement in 2010. He enjoyed farming and joked that he became a pharmacist in 1961, but was a farmer since 1930. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Y.M.I. Club, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Indiana Pharmaceutical Association, the American Pharmaceutical Association, the Jasper American Legion, and was a life-member of V.F.W. Post #2366 in Huntingburg.

He is survived by two sons, Edward R. Borman and wife Carol, Dunedin, Florida, and Brian L. Borman, Huntingburg; two daughters, Donna Marie Sauley and husband Garry, Greensburg, and Paula A. Borman, Chicago; two brothers, Bennie Lee Borman, Indianapolis, and Danny R. Borman, Ferdinand; one sister, Lou Dittmer, Dittmer, Huntingburg; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren on the way.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. (EDT) Friday at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. A parish rosary service at 2:30 Friday afternoon at the funeral home, the YMI Club will conduct a vigil service at 7 o’clock Friday evening.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. Mary’s Church. Condolences may be shared online at www.nassandson.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Military grave side rites conducted by the V.F.W. Post No. 2366 memorial detail assisted by members of the Jasper American Legion Post.

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