Layton John Bornemann

June 2, 1937 ~ December 22, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Layton Bornemann Obituary

Layton John Bornemann, 86, Hazen passed away December 22, 2023 at Sakakawea Medical Center surrounded by family.  Services will be held at 10:00 AM CST, Wednesday, December 27, 2023, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Hazen, with Pastor Kirk Peters officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Tuesday at Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah.

Layton was born in Hazen June 2, 1937 to John W. and Irene (Scherer) Bornemann.  He was baptized July 4, 1937 and confirmed June 1952.  He attended and graduated with an 8th grade education from Hannover Parochial.

He met Jolaine Marie (Johnson) at a rodeo. They were married February 14, 1964.  After a life changing flood south of Hazen they moved to Underwood where he coal mined.  Returning to the family farm in 1967, where he would continue operating the ranch and practicing his employment as a State Brand Inspector.  In 2018, after 70 plus years of ranching south of Hazen, they moved into town where Jolaine continues to reside.

Layton was many things to many people cowboy, entertainer, mechanic, carpenter, master gardener, blade sharpener, fisherman, hunter, neighbor and friend to name a few.  His best being husband, dad, and grandpa among the other family attributes.  His love of entertaining, found him picking his guitar and singing favorites to all ages, often incorporating his great sense of humor!  Also, to the end his love of family never faltered as well as his love of the rodeo!

Layton is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jolaine and their children; James Layton (Marcia),  Princeton, IA,  John Neal, Hazen, ND,  Shawn Allen (Jenn), Hazen, ND; seven grandchildren;  Branden , Cody, Casidie, Joshua, Briar, Scott, Tia (Levi); two great grandchildren Benum & Bridger

Layton was preceded in death by his parents, daughter-in-law Nancy (Gullickson); brothers; Myron and Wayne; brothers-in-law;  Gerald Kruckenberg, Frank Malyska, and Myron Baszler and numerous friends and relatives.

Arrangements conducted by Barbot Funeral Home, Beulah and Hazen.

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December 26, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Barbot Funeral Home
1301 HWY 49 N
Beulah, ND 58523

Funeral Service
December 27, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church
302 3rd St. NW
Hazen, ND 58545


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