Luella “Lu” (Laine) Borman, 77, dies

Luella “Lu” Irene (Laine) Borman, 77, passed away December 22, 2017 in Robbinsdale, MN. She was preceded in death by her husband Don; daughter Dawn Marie; parents Toivo and Lyyli (Laakko) Laine; and siblings Loretta Borman, Milton and Myron Laine. Survived by daughter Audra (Brian) Bird; grandchildren Alisha (Thomas) Fox, and Paul Bird; great-grandchildren Evaydrian and Landon Bird; and brother Dave (Kathy) Laine. She was born and raised in Ely and graduated from Ely Memorial High School in 1958. She was employed over 30 years with Johnson Brothers Liquor Company. Her warm smile will be greatly missed. Memorial Service for Lu will be held Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 2 p.m. with visitation beginning at 12 Noon at Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, 1827 Coon Rapids Blvd, Coon Rapids MN 55433.