July 22, 2019 – Hartford, WI – Jerome F. Borlen, 95, of Hartford, Wisconsin passed away Sunday, July 21, 2019, in the comfort of his daughter’s home, with loving family by his side.
Jerome was born June 23, 1924 in Hartford, WI to Anna (nee Strohmeyer) and Anton Borlen. He was united in marriage to June I. Meyer on July 3, 1948 at St. Kilian Catholic Church in Hartford. Jerome was a dairy farmer in Hartford all his life. He enjoyed reading, working on the farm, attending his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events, watching airplanes from the Hartford Airport pass by, word searches, and going to the fair. He was a man of strong faith and a lifetime member of St. Killian Church.
Jerome is survived by his loving children, James Borlen of Hartford, Patricia Borlen of Hartford, Steve (Bonnie) Borlen of Iron Ridge, Thomas Borlen of Hartford, Cindy Borlen-Mueller of Jackson; cherished grandchildren, Will (Bobbie Jo) Schallock, Matthew (Jodi) Schallock, Eric (Kari) Borlen, Dustin Borlen, and Aleaha (Seth) Goodrich; cherished great-grandchildren, Nicholas and Caitlyn Perez, Diana, Olivia, and Jackson Schallock, Kamdyn and Rhyder Borlen. He is further survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife of 53 years, June; daughter, Diana (Willard) Schallock; son-in-law, Frank Mueller; siblings, Edward (Susan), Dominic (Millie), Greg (Adeline), Raymond, Mary, and Celeste.
Mass of Christian Burial for Jerome will be celebrated Friday, July 26, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Kilian Catholic Church, 264 W. State Street, Hartford, with Fr. David LaPlante officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends at the church on Friday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Interment will follow in St. Kilian Cemetery, Hartford.
The Borlen Family would like to share their sincere gratitude to the staff from Comfort Care in Jackson, Home Health Care, and Serenity Hospice for their attentive care and support, and to Fr. David LaPlante for the multiple home visits.