Borton, June

Written by David Green.

June M. Borton, 87, of Wauseon,  Ohio,  died March 23, 2012, at Fulton Suites in Wauseon.

She was born Nov. 8, 1924, in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of the late Frank and Eleanor (Schneider) Sulewski. She married George Borton, and he preceded her in death in 2005, after 56 years of marriage.

June had been employed by the 180th Fighter Wing of the Air National Guard in Swanton. She also worked for the Fulton County Expositor and volunteered for many organizations. She was a graduate of Davis Business College.

June is survived by three sons, Don (and Jane) Borton, David (and Phyllis) Borton and Mark (and Julie) Borton; a daughter, Barbara Galvin; grandchildren, Tony (and Beth) Borton, Patrick Borton, Angela Borton, Curt (and Trina) Borton, Christy (and Randy) Corkle, Carla (and Rich) Odneal, Cyndi (and Hal) Cassidy, Dean Ricker, Chad Borton, Michael (and Heather) Borton, and Ian (and Katie) Borton; great-grandchildren, Nick Cassidy; Zach (and Danielle) Cassidy; Lindsay Borton; Matthew Bowron; Braydon, Clayton and Sarah Ricker; Trevor and Sophie Corkle; Levi Miller; Lewis and Lisa Borton; Hank Borton; Gavin and Ava June Borton; Hannah Warnke; and Noah and Josiah Borton; great-great-grandchildren, Carson Cassidy and Brielle, Landon, Briana and Brynn Casey; sisters, Rheda Pasch, Joanne (and Steve) Powers, and Joyce Michalkiewicz.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Edward and Ron Borton; two grandchildren, Nic and Nancy Borton; and a brother, Robert.

Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 8 p.m.  Tuesday, March 27, at Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon. A memorial service is planned at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, at First Christian Church in Wauseon with Pastors Michael Borton, Joanne Powers, Mitch Maxted, and Mary Jo Bray officiating. A private burial is planned in Wauseon Union Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Society, the Cystic Fibrosis Society, or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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