Thursday, April 29th, 2010
Richard (Dick)Borchers, 86, Newport, died at 12:45 p.m. April 25, 2010, at his home.
He was born March 11, 1924, in Shelby County, to Frank J. and Emma F. Boerger Borchers. On Sept. 11, 1948, he married Martha V. Bornhorst, who survives.
Also surviving are four sons, Bob (Barb) Borchers, Oran, Ron (Kay) Borchers, Russia, Roger (Jan) Borchers, Russia, and Dale (Marty) Borchers, Wapakoneta, four daughters, Deb (Steve) Standiford, Cincinnati, Barb (Brian) Condon, Versailles, Jan (Mike) Bruns, Tipp City, and Linda (Andy) Meyer, Russia; four brothers, Orville and Jim Borchers, both of Versailles, Al Borchers, Fairborn, and Cyril Borchers, Kettering; two sisters, Mary Ann Meyer, Coldwater, and Norma Reardon, Middletown; 28 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Bob Borchers, and a grandson, Nathan Condon; three brothers, Urb, Paul and Ken Borchers, and three sisters, Frieda Monnin, Hilda York and Betty Hibner.
He worked at Frigidaire in Dayton and the Stolle Corporation in Sidney for 33 years, and farmed part time until his retirement in 1989. He also assisted his father in farming. He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Newport, where he was active in the choir and various church maintenance projects. He was also a member of the Russia Knights of Columbus and volunteered at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Russia.
Memorials can be made to Wilson Hospice Care or donor's choice.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com or 6271 Fort Recovery Road, Houston, OH 45333.