Joan Borgstadt, MitchellJoan Marilyn Borgstadt, 60, Mitchell, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, of cancer.
Joan Marilyn Borgstadt, 60, Mitchell, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, of cancer.
She was born on June 10, 1952.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Grace Baptist Church, Mitchell. Burial will be in ZCBJ Cemetery, Wagner.
Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday at the church, followed by a prayer service.
Crosby-Jaeger Funeral Home, Wagner, is handling arrangements.
Surrounded by her loving husband and family, she died peacefully in her sleep to join her Savior in heaven.
Joan was born in Armour to Emil and Sara Lorraine (Smith) Fuchs.
She married Jim Borgstadt on Aug. 11, 1984, in Mitchell.
She was a mother of four and grandmother of 11, with one more to come in May 2013.
Joan Marilyn brought love and joy into every life she touched. She enjoyed crafts, quilting, gardening, cooking, playing with grandchildren and, most of all, a good laugh.
Joan grew to know many in the Mitchell area from her time working at Fanny Horner’s Restaurant, Casey’s General Store and Walmart.
Joan was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Mitchell.
Thankful for having shared her life are her husband Jim, Mitchell; four children: John and wife Heather Wages, Litchfield, Conn.; Christa (Wages) DeJong and husband Dean, Springfield; Sara (Borgstadt) Klich and husband Lance, Woonsocket; and Amanda Borgstadt and Rob Kubik, Salem; 11 grandchildren, her siblings: Dennis Fuchs, Shirley (Fuchs) Simms, Bob Fuchs and Kathy (Fuchs) Piersol; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Joan was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Lori; her parents, a sister, Barbara (Fuchs) Schulz; and a brother-in-law, David Piersol.
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