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'Ray' J. Borer
Raymond ‘Ray’ J. Borer, 80, of Grand Island, died unexpectedly
at his home Tuesday, December 21, 2010.
Service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday in All Faiths Funeral Home Chapel
in Grand Island. Dan Naranjo will officiate. Burial will be in
Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery with military honors.
Visitation will be from 5-7 Sunday at All Faiths Funeral Home.
Mr. Borer was born on December 28, 1929 on the family farm in rural
Madison County, the son of Louis and Clara (Ludden) Borer.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Donna; children
and their spouses, Dale and Chris Borer of Grand Island, Mick and Jude
Borer of Fullerton, Wanda and Shane Smith of Grand Island and Jodi and
Damon Obermiller of Cairo; brothers and sisters-in-law, Norbert and Marilyn
Borer of Norfolk, Vernon and Ellie Borer of Lincoln, Bill and Martie
Borer of Norfolk, and Jim Borer of Albion; sisters and brother-in-law,
Marjorie Whitten of Albion and Arlene and Lavern Nissen of Petersburg,
NE; and mother-in-law, Veda Wolf of Wood River.
Other survivors include seven grandchildren, Andrea, Jenna, Travis,
Devin, Ryan and his fiancé Arrica, Grant and McKayla; and numerous
nieces and nephews.
He was welcomed into heaven by his parents; two sisters, Cordelia and
Mary; and father-in-law, Harold Wolf.
Ray was raised and received his education near Madison. He entered
the United States Marines on September 27, 1951; serving during the Korean
War. He was honorably discharged on September 26, 1953.
Ray was united in marriage to Donna Lea Wolf on October 25, 1953. He
was employed as an office equipment technician since 1953. Ray
was a member of the Platt Duestche.
He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and tinkering at home and in his ‘Mini
Menards’ at Sherman Lake. Ray was an avid fan of the New
York Yankees and Husker football. He loved spending time with his
family, especially his grandchildren.
Memorials are suggested to the family or Donor’s Choice.