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Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home

6131 St Joe Road, Fort Wayne, IN

OBITUARY

Leona Mae Borders

May 1, 1928July 17, 2019
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Leona M. Borders, 91, passed away on July 17, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Kankakee, Il on May 1, 1928, the daughter of the late Harry and Vina Memenga. Leona worked at J.C. Penny's in the sales department until her retirement. She was a member of Forest Park United Methodist Church. Leona's interests were spending time with her family, camping, traveling and going to the casinos. She is survived by her children; William (Joanie) Borders II, Bree (Phyllis) Borders, Deb (Gary) Wells, Amy (Bret) Angel; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Armand Brueggert. She was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Borders Sr., and sisters, Dorothy Vellutini and Betty Brueggert. Funeral service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Hockemeyer and Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46835, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 also at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Highland Park Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be made to the Allen County SPCA or Heartland Hospice.

  • DONATIONS

  • Allen County SPCA
  • Heartland Hospice

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Calling Tuesday, July 23, 2019
  • Calling Tuesday, July 23, 2019
  • Calling Wednesday, July 24, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 24, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Final Resting Place

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