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Gayle L. Borring

May 23, 1933 October 17, 2020
Gayle L. Borring
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Obituary for Gayle L. Borring

Gayle L. Borring, 87, born May 23, 1933 in Lansing, MI to Harry and Lucille (Bonham) Borring passed away on October 17, 2020. Gayle married Sandra Ohler in 1952 and soon after he built a home to raise his family. Then years later he built his family a cottage so he could fish and he could teach his girls to ski. Gayle loved to fish and hunt.
Gayle was a humble man and always true to his word. He believed in doing a job right the first time and was a hard worker who often lent his hand to help others when it was needed. Gayle was employed by the United States Postal Service for over 30 years and then retiring to Chippewa Lake, MI in 1989.
Gayle is survived by daughters: Cherie VanValkenburgh, Debra Shawa, Brenda (Dave) Trew; five grandchildren; several great grandchildren, and sister, Lila Bickert. Gayle is preceded in death by his wife of 43 years; sister, Beverly; brother-in-law, Jack Kenny; brother-in-law, John Bickert, and son-in-law, Garry Shawa.
There will be no services at this time. A family graveside service will be held at a later date at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Cards and condolences can be mailed to Debra Shawa, 7731 Blue Lagoon, Lansing, MI 48917. The family is being served by the Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com

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