William
Borm, William Bernard a 40 year resident of Torrance passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2001 in Torrance. Born in Dayton, Ohio, William was 68. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Elizabeth of almost 45 years. He is survived by his eldest son Gary B. Borm and fiancee Brenda Bergseid of Atascadero, CA, and youngest son Dr. Barry J. Borm and wife Cherry of El Segundo, CA; twin granddaughters Leilani Rose and Danielle Elizabeth; brothers Hans (Ann) Borm of Woodinville, WA, Roland (Pat) Borm of Hilton Head, SC, Gerald (Gloria) Borm of Minnetonka, MN; and sister Carol (Burt) Reiniger of Punta Gorda FL. William married Elizabeth Newell June 16, 1956 and settled in Southern California in 1962. William was an Electrical Engineer for Hughes Aircraft for over 30 years. He was completely selfless from fixing faucets to finance; he could and did do anything for anyone. He was truly a self made man. He was a loving and devoted husband, an exemplary father and grandfather. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him. He was a member of the Lutheran Church Of The Good Shepherd in Torrance. Visitation will be held Monday, April 16, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd. in Torrance. Funeral Services will be at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 21100 Victor Street, in Torrance on Tuesday, April 17th at 2:00 PM.

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  1. Dear Family of Late Mr. Borm: I am leaving this letter with a message I hope will encourage you. I became aware of your loss of a loved one, that was published in the recent obituary. Many people wonder what is a natural reaction to the death of a loved one? What promise regarding the dead did Jesus give? John 5:28,29 says, “Do not marvel at this because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tomb will hear his voice and come out.” Jesus promised that millions now dead will live again on this earth and have the prospect of remaining on it forever under a peaceful paradisaic conditions. Psalms 37:29, says, “The righteous themselves will possess the earth and they will reside forever upon it.” Also at Matthews 5:5 Jesus said, “Happy are the mild tempered ones since they will inherit the earth.” Since Jesus made the promise, it is safe to assume that he is willing to fulfill it. But is he able to do so? Less than two years after making that promise Jesus demonstrated in a powerful way that he is both willing and able to perform the resurrection. You can read this account about Lazarus, Jesus friend at John the eleventh chapter. Jesus plainly told Martha, Lazarus sister that, “I am the resurrection and the life. He that exercises faith in me, even though he dies, will come to life.” What does this means for you? You have the prospect of being reunited with your dead loved one right here on earth under very different conditions. Jehovah God, who started mankind off in a lovely garden has promised to restore a Paradise on this earth under the rule of His heavenly Kingdom in the hands of the now glorified Jesus Christ. In that restored Paradise, the human family will have the prospect of enjoying life without end, free from all sickness and disease. If your heart yearns to see your loved one again, Jehovah Witnesses will gladly assist you to learn how you can make this sure hope your very own. Why not contact them at a Kingdom Hall near you. For your convenience, we have included a handbill that shows our meeting times and address. On Sundays we have a timely Public Discourse on current events. KNOW YOUR BIBLE It can be an OPEN BOOK TO YOU _______________________ Free Bible courses each week SUNDAY PUBLIC MEETING 1:00 a.m. A different vital topic on current needs each week WATCHTOWER STUDY 1:50 a.m. A question-and-answer meeting on selected Bible subjects Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 301 Beryl St Redondon Beach, CA FREE No Collection FREE Subject of Talks for the coming weeks at 1PM on Sunday: Sunday April 15, 2001 “Christian Separateness from the World, Why Beneficial?” Sunday April 22, 2001 “Good News in a Violent World.” Sunday April 29, 2001 “Choose Your Associates Wisely.”

  2. My deepest sympathy & condolences to the Bill Borm family. I worked for Bill at Hughes A/C back in the 1960s. He was truly hard working, friendly, helpful, caring, and fair person, friend & supervisor! We shall all miss him but the Lord has called and it is a new beginning of eternal life. His family, relatives, friends, co-workers will have pleasant/good memories to remember Bill. Aloha, Condolences, Best Wishes – norm yee

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