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Marlene (Laupan) Borcher

October 10, 1933 ~ August 9, 2018 (age 84)

Marlene Borcher, 84, passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Powell.

Marlene was born Oct. 10, 1933, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Fred Laupan and Esther (Roge) Laupan. After graduating high school, Marlene married DeWain Raasch in 1952 and later married Ralph Borcher. She moved from Milwaukee to Powell in 1968.

Marlene worked as a nurse’s aide and also as an EMT. She was a member of Bennett Creek Baptist Church and also was a member of Good Sams, Rebecca’s and was also a hospital volunteer. In her spare time, Marlene enjoyed crafts and camping.

Marlene is survived by a son, Richard Raasch of Fort Collins, Colorado; a daughter, Sandy Kerby (Gary) of Powell; a stepdaughter, Joyce Ruward (Brad) of Powell; one brother, Henry (Avla) Laupan of Wind Lake, Wisconsin; and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

The funeral will be Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Bennett Creek Baptist Church in Clark.

Memorials may be sent to Bennett Creek Baptist Church and Moyer Animal Shelter.

Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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