February 28, 1921 – October 4, 2017
Edna G. Borgers, 96, of Marion died Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at the Freeman Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Sunday, October 8, 2017, at the First Church of God, Marion, with burial at the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-4 p.m. Saturday at the Tieszen Home Chapel and from 6 – 8 p.m. at the church. Arrangements by Hofmeister Jones Funeral Home www.hofmeisterjones.com
Edna G. (Muller) Borgers was born on February 28, 1921, at Parker to Ewert and Dena (Brower) Muller. She attended Spring Valley District #5 school and was raised in McCook County, northeast of Monroe. On April 9, 1943, she was united in marriage to William Borgers at Marion. She was a member of the Church of God in Marion and taught Sunday School, member of Women of Church of God, and Marion Senior Citizens. She was a past member of “Chorus and Bells” and several area clubs. She moved into Marion in 1977 following the death of her husband. Family gatherings were always a special time and remained very fond memories for her.
Grateful for having shared her life are two children, Dennis (Sharon) Borgers, Marion and Jean (Eugene) Nachtigall, Hot Springs; a daughter-in-law, Rose Borgers, Channanhon, Ill.; six grandchildren, Lynn (Christi) Borgers, Gary (Cindy) Borgers, Bruce (Wendy) Nachtigall, Brett (Dana) Nachtigall, Larry (Gerlinda) Borgers, and Kristie Kargle; two step grandchildren, Candy (Mike) Stevens and Rob (Emily) Kumbier; eight great grandchildren, Tyler and special friend Collett, Shelby, Sarah and William Borgers, Trey, Jaylen and Mandalyn Nachtigall, Hunter, Carter and Tanner Borgers, and Devin Kargle; four step great grandchildren, Paris, Legend and Halo Stevens and Axytn Kumbier; and a great-great grandchild, Allison Kargle.
She was preceded in death by her husband, a son Larry, seven brothers and three sisters.