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Shane Allen Borger
1953 - 2013
Shane Allen Borger, 59, received the promise of eternal life on Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
He was born in Kenosha on Oct. 9, 1953, son of David and Phyllis (nee: Heide) Borger.
Shane was united in marriage to the love of his life, Elizabeth Jean Hill, on Sept. 28, 1974, at Racine Baptist Church.
Shane graduated from Bradford High School in 1971. He was a carpenter for Riley Construction for over 20 years and was known for being a master carpenter at his trade. He was a member of Somers Community Church. Shane loved to go hunting and fishing. He especially enjoyed trips to Canada with his friends and his son, Tehl. Shane had a lifelong love of sports and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. Above all, he treasured his family and friends and enjoyed the time he spent with them. Shane was able to help others continue a higher quality of life by being a donor to the Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin.
Shane leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Elizabeth Liz Borger of Kenosha; children, Tehl Borger of Kenosha, Shauna Borger of Carmel, Ind.; mother, Phyllis Borger of Kenosha; brother, Paul (Marilyn) Borger of Paddock Lake; mother-in-law, Joyce M. Hill of Racine; brother-in-law, Brian Hill of Milwaukee; sister-in-law, Patti (Dave) Schilke of Racine; other nieces and nephews too numerous to mention. Shane is preceded in death by his father, David Borger; and father-in-law, Robert N. Hill.
A memorial service will be celebrated on Friday, July 12, 2013, 7 p.m., at Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory, 4600 County Line Road, with Rev. Kathleen Gloff officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until the time of the service.
Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory
4600 County Line Road, Racine, WI 53403
Published online at KenoshaNews.com on July 12, 2013