Borchers, John G. 1912-1969
BORCHERS, JOHNSON, KLEMME
Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 8/10/2010 at 14:32:47
John (Jack) Gerhard Borchers, 56, route 3, Le Mars, and lifelong resident of Plymouth county died Thursday at Floyd Valley hospital after an extended illness.
Funeral services were held at St. Peter Lutheran church, Brunsville, Saturday at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Olaf Rossing officiating. Burial was in St. Peter Lutheran cemetery, Brunsville, under direction of Mauer Funeral Home.
He was born December 28, 1912, in Preston township, a son of the late William and Margaret (Johnson) Borchers. He married Elsie Klemme in 1933 in Preston township. She died in 1962 and then in 1964 he married Eleanor DuBois in Le Mars.
He was a well known livestock feed and grain businessman in Brunsville.
He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and was a member of St. Peter church, Brunsville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Elsie in 1962 and one grandchild.
Survivors are his wife Eleanor of rural Le Mars; two sons, Virgil L. of rural Le Mars and Richard J. of Cambridge, Mass.; three sisters, Mrs. Lawrence (Emma) Eilts of Ireton, Mrs. Alfred (Minnie) Witt of Hawarden and Mrs. Lyle (Marie) Stephens of rural Le Mars; two brothers, Edward B. of rural Akron and Herman H. of Knoxville and three grandchildren.
Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, December 18, 1969
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