Joachim (“Joe”) Borner passed away at Hospice House in Vernon on October 22, 2010, at the age of 66 years. Joe was born in Germany and moved to Canada as a young man. As a surveyor in the field of mining, Joe’s career was in Uranium City prior to retiring to Vernon in 1981. He was a longtime resident of the North Okanagan, and made a number of very good friends here, who became family to Joe. Honouring his instructions, there will be no public service held. Cremation arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155.