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Borchers, William H. 1915-1990


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 1/9/2008 at 21:31:18


William H. Borchers, 74, Route 1, Ireton, a Plymouth County native, died Tuesday (Feb. 20, 1990) at the Akron Care Center after an illness of 4 Ĺ years.

Funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church in Craig with Beth Graham officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery at Craig.

Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Tuesday with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the Mauer-Johnson Funeral Home in LeMars.

He was born Dec. 26, 1915, in Preston Township, Plymouth County to Ben C. & Minnie Siebens Borchers. He married Dorothy Marie Jahn Nov. 7, 1940, at rural Ireton. The couple farmed. He was a farmer all of his life until his retirement in 1980.

Mr. Borchers was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church at Craig.

Survivors are his wife, Dorothy, of rural Ireton; a son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Jane Borchers of Moville; three daughters and sons-in-law, Glenda and Bert Ullrich of Sergeant Bluff, Carol and Steve Rembe of Sioux City, Mary and Craig Parkinson of Akron; a brother, Louis Borchers of rural Ireton and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and a brother.

[Part of the Darrell E. Obituary Collection; Source: LeMars newspaper]

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