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Mr. Richard John Born
  • Augusta VFW Post #7956
    13540 W M-96
    Augusta, MI 49012

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“I will also miss seeing you at the VFW Augusta, RIP and thank you for your service. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Cathy Hamilton - Galesburg, MI

“Thoughts and prayers are with the Born Families. Always enjoyed Dick when we saw him. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Darlene & Rob Haase - Galesbuarg, MI

“My condolences to the Born family in the loss of Richard.God Bless.Richard John Born is the great great nephew of my great great aunt's (Elizabeth...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: M King - MI

“My condolences to the Born family in the loss of Richard. God Bless. Richard John Born is the great great nephew of my great great aunt's ...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Marilyn King - MI

“Jerry so sorry about Uncle Dick my thoughts and prayers go out to you and family love you ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: cheryl and gerald hopkins - TN

“I will miss seeing you at the VFW. Larry Marble ”
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Richard J. Born, 88, of Augusta, died Friday, May 3, 2013. Richard was born June 5, 1924 in Battle Creek to Martin and Clara (Harrington) Born. He served his country honorably in the United States Army as a paratrooper during WWII. He later worked as a repairman in the heating and cooling industry. He took great pride in his membership in the Augusta VFW and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Richard is survived by his son, Jerry (Shar) Fleser of Delton; two grandchildren, Jennifer Burkett and Jason Fleser; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Don Born and two sisters, Roma and Lolene. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ethel; his parents; a daughter, Jackie Hyde; two brothers and two sisters.
Cremation has taken place and a graveside service to celebrate Richard's life will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, officiated by Pastor Brian Bunch of the Faith United Methodist Church in Delton. A luncheon will immediately follow at the Augusta VFW Post #7956. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Augusta VFW Post #7956, 13540 W M-96, Augusta, MI 49012. Arrangements by the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home, Augusta Chapel. Personal messages for the family may be placed at