Sonja J. Borders
Sonja J. Borders, 72, of Kokomo, died Saturday, July 14, 2012 in
Houston, Texas. She had previously lived in Colorado Springs,
Colorado for 20 years. Sonja was born on April 1, 1940 in
Indianapolis to Burell and Moina (Sauerweine) Downs. On May
16, 1963 she married Jesse Borders Sr. and he preceded her in death
on October 17, 1977.
She is retired and was a member of the Peace Lutheran Church in
Sonja is survived by her children; Robin Beecher and husband Russ,
Colorado Springs, Kelly Borders and husband Jim, Houston, Jesse
Borders Jr. and wife Debbie, Westfield, and Rusty Borders and wife
Kelly, Westfield; one sister Beverly Scott of Kokomo. Nine
grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be at 12:00 noon Thursday, July 19 at
Young-Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Adam Mueller presiding. Burial
will follow in Kempton Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00
a.m. - 12:00 noon Thursday at the funeral home.