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Edward J. BorzychEdward J. Borzych, 81, of St. Paul died Thursday, April 3, 2008, at the Heritage Living Center in St. Paul. Edward J. Borzych, 81, of St. Paul died Thursday, April 3, 2008, at the Heritage Living Center in St. Paul. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in St. Paul. The Revs. Alex Borzych and Ray Kosmicki, along with other priests of the Grand Island Diocese will celebrate the mass. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery at St. Paul. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church, with a 6 p.m. vigil service and Knights of Columbus rosary. Peters Funeral Home of St. Paul is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Borzych was born on March 14, 1927, at Farwell, the son of Edward J. and Martha (Horky) Borzych. He is survived by his wife, Rita of St. Paul; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Father Alex Borzych of Great Lakes, IL and Charles and Susan Borzych of Castle Rock, CO; and one sister, Virginia Svoboda of Hastings. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Justin Borzych and Jacinda Borzych, both of Littleton, CO; four brothers-in-law and their wives, Richard and Grace Kaslon of Stinett, TX, Jim and Cindy Kaslon of Grand Island, Steve and Penny Kaslon of Colorado Springs, CO and David and Debra Kaslon of Blair; and five sisters-in-law and their husbands, Phyllis Piechota, JoAnn and Robert Piechota, and Lois and Kenny Maschka all of Ashton, Virginia and Larry Nollette and Carol and Mike Aliano all of Omaha. Edward grew up in Farwell where he attended Farwell public schools and graduated from Farwell High School. He then began working for Howard-Greeley Rural Public Power District. He was united in marriage to Rita D. Kaslon on July 28, 1952, at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Ashton. The couple lived in Farwell and he continued his career with Howard-Greeley Rural Public Power District where he became a line foreman. He retired in 1987 after 41 years of service. After living 72 years of his life in Farwell, Ed and Rita moved to St. Paul in Sept. 1999. He was a former member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Farwell where he served as a lector and Eucharistic minister. He was also a past Farwell school board member and had served on the Farwell village board. He was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council No. 1918, both of St. Paul. Edward loved baseball and as a young man played for the Farwell team of the Howard-Sherman Baseball League. He also enjoyed working in his yard and loved his grandchildren and attending their sports and school activities. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Rosemary Tibbles; and one brother-in-law, Phil Piechota. Memorials are suggested to the Sts. Peter & Paul Church Building Fund or the Howard County Community Hospital Foundation.
Rita and family.Our Deepest Sympathy.May God be with you.You were blessed with many years so treasure the memories,they are Gods gifts. Elaine.Dale Nowak and family
Elaine Nowak Apr 8 2008 12:00 AM
Father Alex and Family. Our deepest sympathy. We just heard and we send many thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Remember all the good memories of your Dad. We are certainly thinking of you. Love, Steve and Char
Steve and Char Pudelko Apr 7 2008 12:00 AM
Dear Rita & family Iwas saddened to hear of Edward's death. May the thoughts and prayers of all those who love you help sustain you at this difficult time. With sympathy, Erma
Erma E. Nollette Apr 6 2008 12:00 AM
Rita & families.. Our love and sympathy are with you all at this sad time. I hope you can find comfort in your many special memories and in the thought of the happy years you shared. Please accept our deepest sympathy.. Jim & Lorraine
Jim & Lorraine Linenbrink Apr 6 2008 12:00 AM
Sorry to read about Ed. I remember him as a fun guy. I enjoyed talking with him. Rita and Family, you are in our Prayers. Sincerely Kay
Kay (Cook) Lindquist Apr 5 2008 12:00 AM