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October 29, 2020


9/23/2020 9:19:00 AM
Marjorie Borer

Marjorie Borer, 89, of Windom died Sept. 14, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society-Sogge Memorial in Windom.
A Celebration of Life service was Friday at American Lutheran Church in Windom with Pastor Adam Roberts officiating.
Special music was provided by Carol Vought, organist; and Lynn Stoneking, vocalist.
Casket bearers were Christopher Polzin, Kelley Donahue, Dylon Donahue, Drew Donahue, Kevin Donahue and Bryan Simmering.
Honorary bearers were Marjorie's great-grandchildren.
Interment was at Lake-view Cemetery in Windom.
LaCanne Family Funeral Service of Windom handled the funeral arrangements.
Marjorie Clarine Gunderson was born July 3, 1931, to Gunder and Elta (Schoen) Gunderson in Kimball Township of Jackson County. She was baptized and confirmed at Bethany Lutheran Church in rural Bergen.
Marjorie attended Jackson County School District 61 and Bergen School District 26 before graduating from Windom High School in 1949. She graduated from Mankato Commercial College in 1950.
In 1951, Marjorie married Donald Borer at Bethany Lutheran Church in rural Bergen. They were blessed with two daughters, Janet and Judi.
"Margy" worked at Wilson's in Albert Lea, Wiman Corporation in Windom, Windom State Bank from 1950 to 1957 and Southwest State Bank from 1966 to 1993.
Marjorie and Donald lived on a farm south of Windom for many years. Marjorie helped manage the farm, while working full-time in Windom. She enjoyed helping and visiting with her many banking customers.
In 2012, Marjorie and Donald moved to Primrose Independent Living in Mankato. They moved back to Windom, to Remick Ridge Estates, where they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Marjorie moved to Pine View Assisted Living in Windom after Donald's death. One year later, she moved to Good Samaritan Society-Sogge Memorial in Windom.
Marjorie was a member of American Lutheran Church in Windom for many years.
She enjoyed being involved in her daughters', grandchildren and great-grandchildren's lives. In earlier years, she enjoyed riding the pontoon around Fish Lake with her family. She also enjoyed sewing, knitting, playing bingo and Skipbo, and solving Word Find puzzles.
She will be remembered for her smile.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald.
Survivors include her daughters, Janet (Kevin) Donahue of Windom and Judi Polzin of Fairmont (special friend, Bryan Simmering of Northrop); four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.








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