|11/11/2013 10:59:00 AM|
Hilda Julia Borri, 93, of Mark passed away on Nov. 8, 2013, in her residence.
Prayers will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Dysart-Cofoid Funeral Chapel, Granville, followed by Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Granville. The Revs. Patrick DeMeulemeester and Duane Leclercq will officiate. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Granville.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral chapel, with a rosary at 7:30 p.m. Additional visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Wednes-day in the funeral home.
Hilda was born Dec. 12, 1919, in Mark to Cirillo and Erminia (Fanti) Ricci. She married Hugo Borri on June 29, 1940, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Granville.
She graduated from Hopkins High School in 1937. She worked as postmaster and clerk for the U.S. Post Office.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Altar & Rosary Society and Ladd Moose.
Hilda was an avid baker and cook. She loved to invent recipes and “try new things.” In 1968 she was a finalist at the Pillsbury Bake-Off in Dallas, Texas. This contest would be the first of many that she entered and won in her lifetime.
Hilda is survived by two sons, Gary (Rita) Borri of rural McNabb and Randy (Janice) Borri of Salem, Wis.; one daughter, Susan Borri of Milwaukee, Wis.; seven grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Nov. 10, 2001; and four sisters, Mary Passini, Nitchie King, Florence Biavati and Pauli Lynn.
Memorials may be directed to St. Margaret’s Hospice or to the donor’s choice.
Pallbearers will be Craig Borri, Michael Borri, Ryan Borri, Curtis Borri, Richard Lang and Brian Farmer.
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