Eldoris M. Borcherding

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Eldoris Marie Borcherding, age 80, of Garnavillo, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 4, 2021. She was born on Oct. 25, 1940, to Alvin and Marie (Bierdaum) Noeding.


Eldoris graduated from Garnavillo High School in 1959. On June 18, 1960, Eldoris was united in marriage with Harvey Borcherding at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Garnavillo and the couple was later blessed with three daughters.


Eldoris was a lifetime member of St. Paul’s Church in Garnavillo and sang in the choir. She loved spending time with family, playing cards, Scrabble and Boggle. In her spare time, Eldoris did jig saw puzzles and word finds.


Eldoris will be forever loved and cherished by her three daughters, Marilee (Larry) Peters of Marion, JoAnn (Doug) Nelson and Shirley (Curtis) Kraetsch, both of Cedar Rapids; two grandsons, Colin (Jess) Peters and Riley Peters; sisters and brothers-in-law, Carlyn Meyer, Darlene (Lyle) Glawe of Garnavillo, Jan (Jim) Solomon, Dennis Borcherding and Helen Borcherding; and many nieces and nephews.


Eldoris was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 56 years, Harvey; sister, Elgen Meyer; and brother-in-law, Bernell Borcherding.


Arrangements are being handled by the Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Garnavillo, where the family received friends on March 7. Funeral service was at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church on March 8, with Rev. Gary Hatcher officiating. Interment will be at the Garnavillo Community Cemetery, Garnavillo.

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