Lola Harriet Borseth
Lola Harriet Borseth, 84, of Cedar Rapids, died Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at Hallmark Care Center in Mount Vernon. Services were held Saturday, March 7, at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. Burial followed in the Shueyville Cemetery. Visitation was Friday at Brosh Chapel.
Lola was born July 30, 1924, in Burr Oak, the daughter of Clifford and Ida (Ellingson Moore) Quandahl. She married Mahlon Borseth on Dec. 12, 1939, in Decorah. Lola enjoyed playing bingo and cards, gardening, fishing and spending time with her family, especially her grandkids.
Lola is survived by her daughter, Jane (Jim) Fencl of Solon; two sons, Roy Borseth of Cedar Rapids and Carson (Karen) Borseth of Illinois; 19 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; sister, Joan (Charles) Steffes of Marion; and her sisters-in-law, Sylvia Quandahl of Cresco, Barbara (Gordon) Pfister of Arkansas, and Thelma (Walter) Sweet of Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mahlon, on March 17, 1999; two daughters, Linda Zahradnik and Penelope Hickey; a son, Richard Borseth; a granddaughter, Molly Zahradnik; and her brother, Orland Quandahl.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.