Borton, Shelby

Shelby J. Borton, 77, of Lyons, Ohio, died Dec. 29, 2019, at Indian Meadows Nursing Home in Wauseon, Ohio.

She was born Oct. 8, 1942, in Wauseon to Elwood and Evelyn (Windisch) Mock. She married Larry Borton in Tedrow, Ohio, on June 30, 1962, and he preceded her in death Dec. 17, 2019.

Shelby was a homemaker her entire life. She loved dogs and horses, especially taking her dogs hiking at Pokagon State Park, camping at Manapogo Park and to the Fulton County Fair. She also enjoyed crafts and puzzles. Above all, she loved anything to do with her beloved grandson, Austin. 

After Larry’s retirement, she and Larry loved to be at the lake in the summer and would spend winters in Florida.

Shelby is survived by two daughters, Ronda (and Rich) Vereecke and Renee (and Jay) Rearick, both of Wauseon; one grandchild, Austin Rearick; and a brother, Bernard (and Diane) Mock.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Roxanne Bostelman, and a brother in infancy, Eldon Mock.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette, with Pastor Mary Ann Reimund officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Heartland Hospice.