Monday, January 10, 2011

Lynn M. (Freres) Borke

Lynn M. Borke, age 65, passed away Monday, January 10, 2011, at Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints Medical Center. Lynn was born in Racine, November 17, 1945, daughter of the late Gordon A. and Dorothy M. (Nee: Lochowitz) Freres.

Lynn was a graduate of St. Catherine’s High School “Class of 1963.” On August 19, 1967, she was united in marriage to William R. Borke. Lynn was employed as a dispatcher with the Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant Police and Fire Departments for many years. She was actively involved with the A.F.S. (American Foreign Exchange Students) as a devoted mother to thirty-five international students. Lynn also volunteered for a number of years with the Department of Motor Vehicles. Lynn “Rusty” was an amazing experimental cook who could never share a recipe.

Survivors include her loving husband Bill of 43 years; her daughters, Carrie Ann Borke-Dail and Jennifer Lynn Borke. She was the proud grandmother of Ashley Marie Dail and Andrew William Borke; two sisters, Renee Schacht, Karen (Peter) Johnson; sister-in-law, Leeann (Daniel) Naughton; special aunt, Wilma Milovancevic; her beloved dog, Ali; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Marilyn (Paul) Bodeau.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 15, 2011, at 11:30 a.m. at Franksville United Methodist Church, 10402 Northwestern Ave., with Rev. Kaye Glennon officiating. Private interment will be held. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Saturday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 11:30 a.m.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Heartland Home Health, Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints Medical Center, Mt. Pleasant Police Department and Rescue and her neighbors for their loving and compassionate care.

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