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Richard George Borcherts


Richard George Borcherts, 86, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas died Monday, April 20, 2020 at the Circle of Life Hospice Home of Legacy Village in Bentonville, Arkansas. 

Richard was born April 6, 1934 to George and Irene Borcherts in Freeport, IL. He served honorably for the United States Air Force and then, went on to be a dedicated local 219 sheet metal worker.

He is survived by his son, Steven Borcherts and wife, Susan of Byron, IL; 2 daughters, Deborah Daugherty and husband, Bear of Gilbert, AZ., and Pamela Willis and husband, Chris of Enumclaw, WA; 2 brothers, Jim Borcherts and wife, Lois of Rockford, IL., and Bud Borcherts and wife, Pernie of Rockford, IL; 1 sister, Donna LaRue and husband, Joe of Rockford, IL; 6 grandchildren, Cassidy Dobratz, David Bowers, Amanda Bowers, Braden Borcherts, Kelsey Daugherty, and Stewart Willis; 1 great grandchild, Isa Dobratz, and many other loved ones. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Irene Borcherts; his first spouse, Marilyn Borcherts; his second spouse, Beverly Davis; daughter, Melody Bowers; and 2 sisters, Marilyn Williams and Geri Bouma.

The family will have a burial of cremains held at a later date in Wisconsin. 

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