Obit: Borchert, John (1823 - 1892)
----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 11/10/1892
Borchert, John (1823 - 5 NOV 1892)
Died, at his residence in the town of Colby, Clark Co., Wis., on Saturday, Nov. 5th, 1892, of pneumonia, John Borchert, aged 69 years and 11 months.
Mr. Borchert was born in Belling, Pommern, Koenigreich, Prussia, in 1823. He married and reared a family in Germany, and in 1871, with his family emigrated to the United States and settled in the Town of Theresa, Dodge Co., Wis., where he resided until 1879, when he removed to the town of Colby, where he has since resided, one of the most respected citizens of the town.
As a citizen he was universally respected by all who knew him.
He leaves to mourn his loss, a wife, two sons, Charles of Galesville, Trempealeau Co., Ernest of the town of Colby, and a daughter, Mrs. Chas. Lindemann of Brownstown, Minn.
The funeral occurred at the Lutheran church in this city, Rev. Jos. R. Fiehler officiating.
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