Dale W. Borchard 88 of Paynesville passed peacefully to the Lord on October 20, 2019, surrounded by his family at Paynesville Hospital, after losing a battle with pneumonia. A memorial service will be 2:00 pm Sunday, November 3, 2019, at Paynesville Lutheran Church in Paynesville. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Services are entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville.
Dale William Borchard was born on April 1st, 1931, to Eva and Charles Borchard in Aberdeen, SD. After attending country school for a couple of years, the family moved to Redfield, SD where Dale graduated high school. His college days at SDSU were interrupted by the Korean war, where he served two years. He finished his degree at SDSU and met his wife Evelyn Addy, to whom he was married for 62 years.
Dale served as church treasurer and on the board of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod for many years. He started and ran Dakota Hatchery & Mill with his father in Redfield, and after retiring moved to Paynesville, MN.
Dale was an avid fan of sports and loved golfing, fishing, and playing cards with friends and family. He was a devoted husband and father that cherished the time he spent with his family especially his grandchildren.
Dale is survived by his wife, Evy; children: Greg (Kathy) Borchard, Connie (Paul) Osborne, Dave (Sue) Borchard; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.
His last words were “I’m ready to meet Jesus and be with mom and dad.” He will be missed.
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