Robert E. Bordwell, age 70, died at his residence in La Vista, NE on May 19, 2012. Robert was born in Livermore, Iowa to parents Carroll and May Elizabeth (Wiese) Bordwell. He graduated from Jewell High School in 1959 and served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1963. Bob married Cathleen (Solberg) at the Federated United Church of Christ in Jewell, Iowa on June 17th 1962.
He is preceded in death by father Carroll V. Bordwell and survived by his mother May Bordwell of Osage Beach, MO and his wife Cathleen, of La Vista, NE. Bob has three children: David (Rose) Bordwell, Colleen (David) Beckwith, and Robert II (Elaina) Bordwell - all are of Omaha, NE, and 5 adoring grandchildren: Keaton, Kelby, Kali, Cole, and Laci. He is also survived by his brothers Deral (Wanda) Bordwell of Osage Beach, MO and Don (Helen) Bordwell of Webster City, IA; sisters Debra (Vern) Alexander of Webster City, IA and Carolyn (James) Hodson of Osage Beach, MO; also numerous nieces and nephews.
Vistitation will be Wednesday, May 23rd, from 4 to 7 pm at Bethany Funeral Home Chapel, 8201 Harrison St. in La Vista, NE.
The Funeral Service will be Thursday, May 24th, 9:30 am at Trinity United Methodist Church, 80th and Q St. in Ralston, NE. Interment is Thursday, 3:30 pm. at Evergreen Cemetery Jewell, IA. The family requests memorials to the Nebraska Humane Society (8929 Fort St., Omaha, NE 68134).