April 25, 1916-April 24, 2005

HERMISTON - A graveside service for Bernice D. Borwig will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Hermiston Cemetery.

Mrs. Borwig, 88, a longtime resident of Hermiston, died Sunday, April 24, 2005, at Isabella, S.D., to William and Minnie Anderson Scoggins. She grew up in South Dakota and attended school there. In 1944, she moved to Prosser, Wash.

On Dec. 3, 1951, she married Clarence A. Borwig at Lewiston, Idaho. They lived at Prosser until 1957 when they moved to Alaska. They moved to the Tri-Cities in 1962, and lived there until 1967. In 1973, they settled at Hermiston. Mrs. Borwig moved to the Tri-Cities in 2003 for health reasons.

She enjoyed her dog, Tippy, enjoyed dancing, watching wrestling on TV, flowers, playing pinochle, sewing and crocheting.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and James S. Brown of Kennewick; sons, James L. Carroll of Monroe, Wash., and Herbert Borwig and his wife, Linda, in Oregon; grandchildren, Gary, Terry, Joel, Julie, and Jeff, nine great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Borwig was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence A. Borwig, and by brothers, Donald Scoggins and Ernest Scoggins.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimers Association at 1311 N.W. 21st Ave., Portland, OR 97209.

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements.


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