March 2, 1951 – April 25, 2020
A graveside service for Nels M. Borchardt, 69, of Tylertown, was May 1, 2020, at Tylertown Cemetery II with Rev. Keith Smith officiating.
He died at Wesley Medical Center in Hattiesburg April 25, 2020. He was born March 2, 1951, in Milwaukee, Wisc. to the late Idelle and Marlin Borchardt.
Borchardt was a long-time truck driver and had a religious degree. He was a jolly person that loved to laugh, read history books, and help others.
Survivors include his wife of 21 years Aline Borchardt; son Bob Gray, Sr.; daughters Barbara Robertson, Beverly Babin, Betty Gray, and Bernice Hoffman; grandchildren Pete Miller, Tammy Gray, Bob Gray, Jr., Robert Gray, David Robertson, Aaron Robertson, Rebecca Babin, Veronica Babin, Luas Babin, Derek Davis, John Davis, Gabriel Davis, Bailey Davis, Justin Hoffman, Casey Hoffman, Christopher Hoffman, and Johnathan Hoffman; 33 great-grandchildren; brothers Arden and Scott Borchardt; and sister Marlis Phyllis.
Pallbearers were Gabriel Davis, John Davis, Derek Davis, Bob Gray, Sr., Bob Gray, Jr., Christopher Hoffman, Norman Johnston, and Robert Gray.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hartmanhughes.com