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Jessie Spiegelman Borger

Obituary for Jessie Spiegelman Borger

August 2, 1914 - June 2, 2017
Austin, Texas | Age 102

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Jessie Spiegelman Borger, 102, of Houston, TX (most recently Austin,TX) passed away on June 2, 2017. She was born August 2, 1914 in Chicago, IL to Bessie and Joseph Spiegelman.

Family was the core of Jessie's life. She was from a large family of 3 girls and 4 boys. She was raised in Chicago where her father was a tailor and her mother a homemaker. Jessie married David Borger, her husband of 60 years, in 1936. They settled in Houston where they raised their two children.

Jessie had a zest for life and will be remembered for her beautiful smile, engaging personality and positive attitude.

She is survived by her son-in-law Marvin Korn, daughter-in-law Carolyn Borger, grandchildren Steven Korn and his wife Diana, Vicki Korn Osherow and her husband Billy, Jeffrey Korn, Glen Dunbar, Jason Borger, and her great grandchildren Alex, Zoe, and Drew Osherow, Jordan and Marshall Korn, Emily and Brennan Dunbar, Michael and Nicholas Clawson. Preceded in death by her husband, David Borger, daughter, Annabelle Borger Korn, son Ronnie Borger and grandson Eric Dunbar.

Funeral services will be held graveside on Monday June 5th at Beth Yeshurun Cemetery Allen Parkway in Houston, Texas.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations made to Hadassah The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc., or a charity of your choice.

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  • In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations made to Hadassah The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc., or a charity of your choice.

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Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home North

3125 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78705
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