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LAKELAND - Bill Borchert, 69, died August 2, 2012 at his home after a courage 4 year battle with cancer.
Bill was born March 31, 1943 in Grove City, Pennsylvania where he graduated from Lakeview High School and Grove City College. He moved to Lakeland 38 years ago from Orlando and worked as an energy analyst for Lakeland Electric until his retirement after 20 years of service. Bill was a loving and faithful husband who enjoyed scuba diving, golfing, fishing, cruising, easy listening music, and adored his cats.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jim and Mary Powell Borchert, brother Bob Borchert and beloved cat Fluff. Bill is survived by his wife of 41 years Linda Farkus Borchert of Lakeland, sister Judy (Fred) Randall of Grove City, Pennsylvania, nephews Steve Randall of New Orleans, LA, Ken Randall of Butler, PA and Allan Randall of Exton, PA. Also surviving are Bill's beloved cats Katie, Misty and Toby.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 PM at Lakeland Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday 10 AM in the chapel of Lakeland Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to SPCA at 5850 Brannen Road or to Good Shepherd Hospice.
Published in Ledger from Aug. 5 to Aug. 7, 2012