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“So many wonderful memories as a little girl of Charlene and Gene Borris, and the whole Borris family. My love and sympathy are with each and every...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Gabrik - Mankato, MN

“I have fond memories of Charlene's frequent visits to my mother ,Eldora Haugh when they were neighbors in Easton. She was always so kind and...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Katy Eiselt - Madelia, MN

“Charlene and Gene were a devoted and beautiful couple. Our family has fond and happy memories of our moments shared with them. Charlene and Gene were...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Karen Willette Murphy - MN

“I will always remember Charlene as a kind and loving person. Living down the street and then across the street from the family was special for me...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: sue (klingbeil) Hanson - Delano, MN

“She and Gene were wonderful and loved neighbors and friends. Oh my goodness I have so many wonderful memories. May they both rest in peace in the...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Pat Loonan - Easton, MN

“So sorry for your loss. Your memories will live forever in your heart. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Farrell Family Keith,Angie, Nick, Jackie, and Shannon Farrell - MN

“I'm going to miss Aunt Charlene. She was basically the Braunshausen matriarch and knew all of the family history. I loved talking to her for hours at...Read More »
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Charlene Louise Borris, age 95, of Wells, MN, died Friday, March 2, 2018 at Parkview Care Center in Wells, MN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Easton, MN, with Fr. Peter Klein officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 7, from 5 – 7 PM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Interment will be at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery.
Charlene Louise was born February 6, 1923, in Barber Township, Faribault Co., MN, the daughter of Leo and Edith (Paul) Braunshausen. She graduated from Delevan High School in 1940. Charlene was united in marriage to Gene Borris October 5, 1950 in Easton, MN. She enjoyed playing cards, especially Bridge, and she loved to shop.
Charlene is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gene; brother Galen Braunshausen.
She is survived by her children: Bill Borris of Blue Earth, MN, Julie (Gordon) Martin of Wells, MN, and Jan Borris of Woodbridge, VA; grandchildren: Ryan (Laura) Borris of Winnebago, MN, Laura (James) Gordon of Mapleton, MN, Taylor (Emily) Martin of Jackson, MN and Joshua Borris of Fairfax, VA; great-grandchildren: Lyndsey and Cale Borris of Winnebago, MN, Mason and Camden Gordon of Mapleton, MN and baby Martin due in June; siblings: Annella Clarke of Wells, MN, Julian (wife Miriam) Braunshausen of Mankato, MN; sister-in-law: Betty Colby; along with many nieces, nephews and their families.