Sharon L. Borchardt, 74, of Fond du Lac,
passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at her residence.
She was born on July 6, 1945, in Fond du Lac,
the daughter of Wilbur “Bill” and Esther L. Draves Laning. She was
a graduate of Rosendale High School, Class of 1963. On December 26,1964, she
married John “Jack” Borchardt, at Peace Lutheran Church in
Sharon worked for the Rosendale-Brandon
School system for 32 years, serving as an Administrative Secretary. She was a
member of St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, and the womens group, and was a
member of the Fond du Lac Area Retired Teacher Association. Sharon organized
the girls’ youth softball program in Rosendale. She enjoyed traveling, nature,
athletic events, spending time with her friends and loved spending time with
her grandchildren and going to their sporting events.
She is survived by her husband, John
“Jack” Borchardt of Fond du Lac, her children: Todd Borchardt of
Ripon and Shelly (Mark) Hoppe of St. Paul, MN; five grandchildren: Hunter and
Logan Borchardt and Mikayla, Isabelle and Griffin Hoppe; her sisters: Beverly
Laning of Carlsbad, CA, Joan (Lloyd) Chapman of Rosendale, Ardell (William)
Simon of Eldorado, Lynn Laning (Larry Weisensel) of Greenville; ten nieces
and nephews; and her aunt Irma Draves of Fond du Lac.
She is preceded in death by her parents and
her brother, Larry Laning.
Private family services will take place.
Burial to take place at Rosendale Cemetery.
In lieu of sending flowers, you may make a
donation in her name to the Highground Veterans Memorial Park or to Rosendale
Kurki Funeral Chapel & Crematory is
serving the family. www.kurkifuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420.