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Ramona G. Borders, 76

Ramona G. (Angstadt) "Shorty" Borders, age 76, of Lafayette, died at 9:30 a.m. Friday, January 25, 2013 in her residence.

Born on March 19, 1936 in Williamsport, she was reared by the late William Agusta Kirts & Eunice Viola (Martin) Kirts.

She married James Robert Borders on April 2, 1955 in Danville, IL and he preceded her in death on January 2, 1993.

Shorty worked as a hostess for Burger King for 16 years & in food service at St. Elizabeth Hospital for 17 years. She was a member of Elston Presbyterian (Stidham) Church. She enjoyed playing cards, NASCAR & camping. She loved family functions.

Surviving are 3 daughters: Pamela S. Trader & Deborah K. Irwin both of Lafayette, & Georgann Dolick (husband: David) of West Point, 2 siblings: Charles "Chuck" Angstadt (wife: Jacki) of Monticello & Donna Kay Synesael (husband: Kenny) of West Point, 7 grandchildren: Julie Wiley (husband: Bob), Jennifer Floyd, Billie Irwin, Nikkie Jacot (companion: Jeff Wagner), Jody Trader (wife: Schelly), Joe Wilson & J.P. Harris, 18 great-grandchildren & 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by siblings: Nelson Martin, Donnie Angstadt, Eugene Kirts, Junior Angstadt, Kenny Kirts, Lucille Rice, Barbara Wilson, Jessie Stinbaugh & Waneta Swinford.

Friends may call 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2013 with the service to follow at 7 p.m. at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Inurnment at Salem Cemetery near Odell will occur at a later date. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Cancer Network, Inc. The family requests that their guests dress casual. Share memories and condolences online at

Published in the Journal & Courier from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2013
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