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Verne E. Borst

April 21, 1937 September 29, 2018
Verne E. Borst
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Obituary for Verne E. Borst

Verne E. Borst, age 81, of Harshaw, WI, passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at his home under the care of Ministry Home Hospice. Verne was born on April 21, 1937, in Maiden Rock, WI, to the late Willard and Olive (Horning) Borst. He was married to Carolyn Jacobson on September 27, 1958, she survives.

Verne grew up in Pell Lake, WI, and graduated from high school in Lake Geneva, WI. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Later, Verne entered the workforce as a salesman for Veenstra Lumber & Supply Company in Kenosha, WI, where he worked for over 39 years. He retired in 1999 and moved to Harshaw in 2005. Verne enjoyed snowmobiling where he was a member of several snowmobile clubs including the Genasnowers, the Harshaw Wanderers, and the Northwoods Riders. He loved being outdoors fishing, boating, and spending hours working in his yard. Above all, Verne cherished time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his Wife of 60 years, Carolyn Borst, of Harshaw;

2 Sons, Mark (Sydney) Borst, of Lake Geneva, WI, Daniel (Aubrey) Borst, of Valparaiso, IN;

1 Daughter, Teresa (Evan) Freund, of Genoa City, WI;

2 Sisters-in-Law, Lois Borst, of Woodruff, WI, and Shirley Borst, of Pell Lake;

1 Brother-in-Law, Richard Jacobson, of Spring Grove, IL.

Verne is further survived by 10 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by an Infant Daughter; his Parents; 5 Brothers; and 1 Sister.

A Celebration of Life Visitation for Verne Borst will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018, at Generations Funeral Home in Tomahawk. The family will receive friends for visitation from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at 2:00 PM at the Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home in Twin Lakes, WI. Visitation will be held from 12:00 Noon until the time of Services at 2:00 PM.  Interment will be at the Mound Prairie Cemetery in Twin Lakes.

Memorials are appreciated to Ascension Health at Home - Ministry Home Care in Rhinelander, WI.


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Previous Events

Celebration of Life

Thursday

4

Oct

4:00 PM 10/4/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 10/4/2018 6:00:00 PM
Generations Funeral Home & Crematory

1400 N 4th St
Tomahawk, WI 54487

Generations Funeral Home & Crematory
1400 N 4th St Tomahawk 54487 WI
United States

Visitation

Saturday

6

Oct

12:00 PM 10/6/2018 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM
Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home

620 Legion Dr
Twin Lakes, WI 53181

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home
620 Legion Dr Twin Lakes 53181 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

6

Oct

2:00 PM 10/6/2018 2:00:00 PM
Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home

620 Legion Dr
Twin Lakes, WI 53181

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Home
620 Legion Dr Twin Lakes 53181 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mound Prairie Cemetery Final Resting Place

39000 104th St
Twin Lakes, WI 53128

39000 104th St Twin Lakes 53128 WI
United States
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