Horst Otto Bornath, age 85, of Stratford, passed away peacefully at Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth on February 13, 2020. Born in Frankfurt, Germany, son of the late Walter and Anne Bornath.
Horst was a beloved husband, Papa, Opa and foster father. He worked primarily as a talented baker in order to provide a good life for his family.
Beloved husband for 59 years of Gerda (Kaune). Loving Papa to Michael (Tamara), Philip (Lynn), Peter (Ann), Anne (Brian Cartwright), Trudi (Rev. Steve Johnston), Brenda (Wayne Sooley). Loving Opa to Amy, Liese (Terry), Aerin, Derek, Katey, Jelica, Jackson, Kurt, Hannah, Britanny, Zachary, Susan and Whitney. He will be lovingly remembered by the Kaune Family and many nieces and nephews. Horst was predeceased by 4 brothers.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation for family and friends will be held at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Tuesday, February 18, from 7-9 p.m. and on Wednesday, February 19, at Zion Lutheran Church, 202 Erie Street, Stratford from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. Pastor Jeff Laustsen will officiate. Interment at Avondale Cemetery followed by a reception in the church hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth through the funeral home. 519.271.7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
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