Borton, Kathy

Kathy J. Borton, 66, of Wauseon, Ohio, died Dec. 8, 2018, at Defiance Inpatient Hospice following a brief battle with cancer.

She was born Aug. 21, 1952, in Oak Hill, W.Va., to Willard and Dorothy (Bayes) Lavinder.

Kathy was a life-long homemaker and was previously employed in the vision department of Walmart in Wauseon. She graduated from Gorham Fayette High School in 1970 and attended the Oasis Christian Fellowship Church in Wauseon. 

She was known for her kind, generous heart, and she enjoyed reading and watching old movies. Her greatest passion was her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Kathy is survived by her three children, Sasha Rector of Urbana, Ohio, Andrew Borton of Fayette, Ohio, and Fielding Borton and his fiancée Jessica Coolman of Wauseon; grandchildren Caden and Carson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Rita Borton and her twin at birth; and two brothers, Pete and Jerry Lavinder.

Visitation is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, from at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette.

Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice.