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Michael D. Borer

January 11, 1936 — May 20, 2018


Michael D. Borer, 82, of Tiffin died at 1:53 pm Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Mercy Health St. Vincent's Hospital, Toledo, surrounded by his loving family.

Michael was born January 11, 1936, in Tiffin to Fred and Dorothy (Fox) Borer.  He married Geraldine “Gerry” Boff June, 29, 1957, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church and she survives in Tiffin.

Other survivors include two sons, David (Deborah) Borer of Tiffin, Fred (Stephen Wills) Borer of London, Ohio; two daughters, Deb (Mark) Reamer of Tiffin, Denise (Michael) Brickner of Plain City; seven grandchildren, Andrea Reamer, Dr. Nicki Reamer, Daniel Reamer, Kiele Reamer, Allyson Brickner, Griffin Brickner, and Matthew Brickner; a sister, Mary Ann (Paul) Gaietto of Tiffin; and a sister-in-law, Eileen Borer of Tiffin; three step-grandchildren, Valerie Feasel, Stephanie Johnson, and Andrew Bish; and seven step-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, John Borer.

Michael was a 1954 graduate of Tiffin Columbian High School. He had worked at Wollin Products of Clyde as a tool and die machinist. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church (where he often led the Rosary), the K of C, the Eagles, and Silver Sneakers. Michael’s interests were hunting, fishing, sprint car racing, NASCAR, gardening, birding, and shooting. He had recently received his concealed carry permit and was the best shooter in his class. He was an avid Cleveland Browns and Ohio State fan, and enjoyed spending time with his family.

Visitation for family and friends will be 4 to 8 pm, Thursday May 24, 2018 at the Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-3113, with a Wake service at 3:30 pm.

Prayers will be said at 1:30 pm, Friday, May 25, 2018 at the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass at 2 pm at St. Mary Catholic Church with Rev. Gary Walters officiating. The Rosary will be recited 20 minutes prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church and the American Heart Association.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

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214 South Monroe Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

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Friday, May 25, 2018

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