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Edna DeMers Borland
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1925
Tripp County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 2009
Gregory County
South Dakota, USA

From Mason Funeral Home Web Site:
Edna Borland, 84, of Colome, SD, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2009, at the
Avera Healthcare Center in Gregory, SD. Funeral services will be held at St.
Isidore's Catholic Church on Friday, November 6, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. Burial will
be in the Colome Cemetery in Colome, SD. Visitation will be on Thursday,
November 5 from 6-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service all at the church.

Edna was born February 28,1925, to Hector and Arline (Trudeau)DeMers. She grew
up on a farm northwest of Colome. She attended a country grade school at Lahr School District 89. Then she attended high school in Winner and graduated in
1942. After high school, she got a job near Hamill. She lived with a family to take care of their newborn and their house.
After a few months, she decided along with her friend, Pauline Rysavy, to attend summer school at Springfield, SD, to earn a teaching certificate. After earning that degree, she moved in to live with the family of Adolph Eisenbraun while she taught school one year at Grandview School southeast of Colome. On June 4,1945, she married her sweetheart of four years, Ervin (Bunny) Borland.
They made their home one mile north of Charles and Elizabeth Borland's farm. From this union, they had three wonderful children. Not only did she take care of their family and home, she helped her husband on the farm. Edna also served with the Catholic Daughters in the St.
Isidore's Church.

Edna had a love for life and family. She loved to take long walks while enjoying nature. Her favorite being flowers and watching the sunsets. She loved spending time with friends especially going to Carlock dancing on Saturday nights and
playing cards. She was a fabulous cook and enjoyed making Sunday meals for her family. Edna was passionate about music. She had a beautiful voice and continued
to share that love with her grandchildren up until her passing.

She is survived by her husband, Ervin; her sons, Eugene Borland of Tyndall, SD, and Wayne Borland of Lake City, FL; her five grandchildren and several great
grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Hector and Arline; her daughter, Diane Fletcher; her brothers, Clarence, Raymond, Leo, and Lawrence;
and her sisters Lucille Benson and Bernice Manzer.

Colome Cemetery
Tripp County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Ellen Bishop
Record added: Nov 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43930946
Edna <i>DeMers</i> Borland
Added by: Ellen Bishop
Edna <i>DeMers</i> Borland
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