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Roen Virginia Borchers Willhite
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1928
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1958
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA

Roen Virginia Willhite was the third child of Grace Andrea Trimble and Earl Conrad Borchers. Roen was born in St. Joseph, Missouri and grew up living at 2318 West Circle Drive with her siblings: Earl Clay Borchers (Clay), Wilma Juanita Borchers, Bryce Trimble Borchers, and Blaine Gilbert Borchers. Roen attended Central High School in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Roen married Frances Milton Willhite on May 29, 1949. the ceremony was held at her parents house at 2318 West Circle Drive. In 1952, Roen and Frances moved to Shawnee, Kansas. Roen and Frances had four children together; Claudia Snow, Bonnie Sue, Etta Jo, and Kathleen Ann. Roen was a member of the First Christian Church all her life.

Tragically, Roen contracted breast cancer. She was very ill from 1956 until her death in 1958. Roen died of a pulmonary embolism that resulted from surgery to remove the cancer in her breast, when she was just thirty years old. Roen is buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery in the family plot with her mother, Grace Andrea Trimble Borchers,her father, Earl Conrad Borchers, her brother, Bryce, and sister Wilma. 
 
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 Parents:
  Earl Conrad Borchers (1891 - 1953)
  Grace Andrea Trimble Borchers (1896 - 1992)
 
 Spouse:
  Francis Milton Willhite (1927 - 1965)
 
 Siblings:
  Earl Clay Borchers (1919 - 1978)*
  Wilma Juanita Borchers Craig (1921 - 1985)*
  Roen Virginia Borchers Willhite (1928 - 1958)
  Bryce Trimble Borchers (1930 - 1934)*
  Blaine Gilbert Borchers (1936 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Family History Detective
Originally Created by: NANCY W
Record added: Jan 08, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103267877
Roen Virginia <i>Borchers</i> Willhite
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Roen Virginia <i>Borchers</i> Willhite
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Roen Virginia <i>Borchers</i> Willhite
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- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Dec. 29, 2014
 
 
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