Verna Borley

May 5, 1928
July 31, 2022

Verna Mae Borley, 94, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022.  She was born May 5, 1928, to Fred and Mary (Delcore) Dalebroux Sr.   Verna graduated from Casco High School with the Class of 1946.  On June 19, 1948, she married Julius “Merle” Borley at St. Odile Catholic Church in Thiry Daems.  Verna worked at Farmers Trading in Luxemburg and later Woody Cheese in Green Bay before her children were born.  When her children were in school, she volunteered at St. Philip Parish for many years.  She was also a member of the St. Philip Altar Society and the Ladies Auxiliary VFW #9677.  She and Merle traveled to 48 states including Hawaii and Alaska, as well as Canada.  She enjoyed gardening, taking care of her flowers, cooking and crocheting.

Verna is survived by three children and their spouses, Wayne and Linda Borley, Ledgeview, Larry Borley and his girlfriend Sylvia Murphy, De Pere, Lori and Jon Smith, Weston; a daughter-in-law, Mary Borley, Bellevue; grandchildren, Katie (Jesse) Turkow, Chad (Elise) Borley and Nate (Sarah) Borley; great-grandchildren, J.J., Lorelei, Greta, Vayda and Ellie; a brother, Fred “Junior” Dalebroux; a brother-in-law, Leo Borley; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Borley and Carol Borley; nieces and nephews, and the friends she made at Bellevue Retirement Community.

She was preceded in death by her husband Merle; her son, Glen; a great-granddaughter, Aubrey; a brother and two sisters-in-law, Cyril and Carol Dalebroux and Pat Dalebroux; Merle’s brothers, Earl (Dorothy), Norville (Mabel), Mark, Wilbert (Mary Jane), Joseph (Lorraine) and a sister-in-law, Lynn Borley.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11:20 a.m. Friday at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Friday at the church with Rev. Juan Zarate officiating.  Entombment will be in Shrine of the Shepherd Mausoleum.  To send online condolences visit

Verna’s children extend a special thank you for all the love and support we have received from family and friends.  Thank you also to Sr. Helen Keyzer, Dr. Bozena Biernat and Unity Hospice for their compassionate care.

August 5, 2022
9:30 to 11:20 a.m.
St. Philip the Apostle [map]
Mass of Christian Burial
August 5, 2022
11:30 a.m.
St. Philip the Apostle [map]