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Dorothy A. Borrenpohl

Dorothy Borrenpohl of Okawville, IL departed this life in the Washington County Hospital in Nashvville, IL on Tuesday, April 13, 2021at 10:30 P.M. She had attained the age of 95 years, 6 months, and 10 days.

Dorothy was born in St. Louis, MO on October 3, 1925 the daughter of Edward and Emma (nee Krausz) Brockmeier. She attended Beaumont High School in North St. Louis and graduated from there in 1943. She was united in marriage to Harry G. Borrenpohl in the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Okawville on January 19, 1947 and he preceded her in death on July 10, 1974.

Mrs. Borrenpohl was a faithful member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Okawville where she was a member of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. Dorothy was very active in the community. She volunteered in the cafeteria at the Immanuel Lutheran Grade School and volunteered as a classroom aid. Being an avid reader herself, she volunteered at the Okawville Library for many years. She would also help out the Heritage House Museum Association by assisting them during the annual Heritage Days celebration. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, sewing and stitching, and tending to flowers. Dorothy would often babysit her grandchildren and great grandchildren and was really “Super Grandmother.”

Left to mourn her passing are her four children, Susan Kilo and husband John of St. Louis, Linda LaGarce of Englewood, FL, James Borrenpohl and wife Julie of Okawville, and Hank Borrenpohl and wife Melanie of Okawville; 10 grandchildren, Elizabeth Kilo Hawkins and husband Seth, Stacey Kuhn and long-time companion Vince Otten, Rachel Moran and husband Keith, Nick Kuhn and wife Erin, Luke Borrenpohl and wife Debbie, Erin Luechtefeld and husband Brad, Zach Borrenpohl and partner Gregory Argurieo, Alison Gauch and husband Jim, Lauren Elliott and husband John, and Dylan Borrenpohl and wife Jenna; 13 great grandchildren, Isabelle, John, Charles, Hayden, Wyatt, Delaney, Harrison, Owen, Raegan, Lydia, Landon, Benson, and Phoebe; other relatives, and a host of friends. 

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her stepsister, Dolores Weiss; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services will be held from the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Okawville on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 3 P.M. with Pastor Eric Wood officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. For those unable to attend, the service can be viewed live on the Campagna Funeral Home Facebook page.

Friends may call at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Okawville on Saturday from 1 P.M. until the service hour.

Due to Covid-19 health concerns, restrictions will be followed. Face coverings will be required, and social distancing measures will be implemented, with a limited number of visitors in the church at any one time. Please be respectful of time so other visitors may pay their respects to the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church or the Okawville Library and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home.

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