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SUNBURY — Margaret Joan Borchers, 83, of Delaware, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 at Bennington Glen surrounded by family.

She was born March 18, 1933 in Marengo, Ohio, to the late Frank and Sadie Imo (Liggett) Williams. She also lived in Sunbury and Delaware with her husband Walter G. Borchers III who passed away Feb. 25, 2015. They were married Oct. 8, 1955 in Morrow County.

She was a 1950 graduate of Marengo High School. She had formerly worked for the Hydraulic Company and at the L & K Restaurant in Sunbury, alongside her husband in management. During this time she mentored many young people.

She was a devoted wife and mother who loved her family and friends. She was of Christian faith and loved working with flowers and plants and growing the most beautiful flower gardens. Her greatest joy was passing on flowers to be grown in many local areas and distant states.

Margaret is survived by daughters, Annette (Mike) Mullins of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky and Janette (Roger) Adkins of Delaware; sons, Gil (Linde) of Sunbury, Bill (Melody) of Hideaway Hills, Mark (Dianne) of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, and Mike (Dawn) of Sunbury; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Bev (Ed) Pittman of Ashley, Ethel (Wes) Borchers of Delaware, and Bobbie Jean (Bill) Williams of Cardington; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Russell and Bill Williams; and sisters, Elinor Wickenrider, Annabelle Kirby, and Mary Louise Williams.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 North State Route 61, Sunbury, Ohio, with her son-in-law Mike Mullins officiating. Burial will follow in Marengo Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until the time of the service.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Morrow County, 228 South St., Mount Gilead, OH 43338.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Mrs. Borchers family.

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Sunbury, OH 43074
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Published in The Delaware Gazette from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2017
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