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Franklin William Born, Jr.

February 21, 1931 September 8, 2018
Franklin William Born, Jr.
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Obituary for Franklin William Born, Jr.

Franklin “Frank” W. Born, Jr.
Of Arlington Heights

Franklin “Frank” W. Born, Jr. died September 8, 2018 at the age of 87. A Navy veteran of the Korean War, he was born in Chicago, February 21, 1931, to the late Franklin W. Born, Sr. and the late Catherine (Sullivan) Born.

Dear husband of Wanita (nee Braun), he was the beloved father of Patricia Baranowski, Pamela (Jeffrey) Bakalar, David (Debi) Born, and Janine (John) Talbot; brother of Donald C. Born. He was also the cherished grandfather of Amy (Aschoff) McVay, Lindsay (Bakalar) Hugo, Ryan Bakalar and Hollyn (Holsinger) Thurlby; proud great-grandfather of Hailey Devincenzo, Kamden Dauparas, Winslow Thurlby and Bennett Thurlby.

Frank was an extremely hard worker and entrepreneur, with many different skills that allowed him to excel in numerous vocations. He retired in 1995 as a Senior Field Engineer at Perkin-Elmer Corporation. He is already greatly missed by his family and friends.

Private visitation was held at Glueckert Funeral Home in Arlington Heights, IL. He was buried with military honors at Abraha Lincoln National Cemetery, in Elwood, IL. Funeral Information and condolences can be given at or (847) 253-0168.


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