Jul. 23, 2007 Portage Columbia County Wisconsin, USA
Son of Robert C. and Eleanor M. (Wild) Borchardt. Gary graduated from Madison East High School in 1959. He was a Lieutenant for the Madison Fire Department, retiring in 1996. Gary enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed fishing, golfing and being outdoors. Gary is survived by his two children, Darcy Widmer (Randy Gusman) of Waunakee and Dan (Susan) of McFarland; two granddaughters, Rylie Widmer and Allyson Borchardt; mother, Eleanor of Madison; brother, Richard (Dorothy) of Madison and their children, Linda, Shelley and Rick; special friend, Linda Bahr of Portage; and many cousins, and friends. He will also be missed by his special pals, Blackcat and Tiger.
He was preceded in death by his father; infant grandson, Wyatt Widmer; son-in-law, Jay Widmer; and brother, Robert Jr.