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Marjorie Grace Borck

By The Mercury

Marjorie Grace Borck, 88, Blue Rapids, died Monday.  Marjorie had been a resident at the Meadowlark Retirement Community in Manhattan for four years. 

The family provided some of the following information.

She returned to Blue Rapids and the Blue Valley Nursing Home a few weeks prior to her death so she could be near her church family and community friends.

She was born Feb. 19, 1923, at Morrowville, to Glenn A. and Esther Radford Yungeberg.  She was a Graduate of Blue Rapids High School, Class of 1941.  She was a bookkeeper for Blue Rapids Sand and Gravel Company before her marriage.

Marjorie was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Blue Rapids where she served as a Sunday school teacher for many years and as a trustee of the church.  She was a member of Elnora Chapter of Eastern Star for more than 50 years, where she served as worthy matron and also was a grand officer in 1979-80.  She transferred to Hilda Chapter of Marysville when the Elnora Chapter closed.

She married G. Harold Borck on Dec. 24, 1943.  He preceded her in death on Feb. 9, 2001.  She is also preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Imogene and a granddaughter, Tami Borck.

Survivors include two sons, Lee, and wife Kathy Borck, and Fred, and wife Sherry Borck, all of Manhattan; three grandchildren, Debi Bazzel and husband Doug of Olathe, and Bailey and Raquel Borck of Manhattan; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Geraldine Caffrey of Frankfort, Verna Brown, and husband Dale, Barnes, and Ada Glanzer, Randolph.  Also, one niece and three nephews.

A funeral service will be held at the United Presbyterian Church in Blue Rapids on Friday at 10:30 a.m.  Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, south of Blue Rapids.  Viewing will be from noon until 8 p.m, Thursday at Terry-Christie Funeral Home in Blue Rapids, where Marjorie’s family will receive guests from 6 until 8 pm.

Memorials in Marge’s name may be made out to the United Presbyterian Church of Blue Rapids and sent in care of the funeral home.

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