Monday, February 13th, 2012
Mary Romer Borger
Mary Magdalen Romer Borger, 97, Memphis, Tenn., died Feb. 7, 2012, at home.
She was born July 23, 1914, in St. Henry to Joseph and Anna Romer. She was the last surviver of 16 children. She married Luke F. Borger 76 years ago, and he survives.
Also surviving are daughters, Mary Ann (Tony) Cremerius and Mary Jean (Ed) Crenshaw, all of Memphis; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Before moving to Memphis in 1951, she owned and operated a beauty shop in Mercer County. She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, Memphis, the Daughters of Isabella, the Ladies of Charity and St. Michael and St. Louis altar guilds.
Service was Feb. 11 at St. Louis Catholic Church, with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery, Memphis.
Arrangements were by Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Monsignor Cluman Endowment Fund at the church, the Monastery at St. Clare, Memphis, or Ave Maria Home, Memphis.
Condolences may be left at memphisfuneralhome.net.