Raymond “Lee” Borchert, also known as “Mr. B” or “Lee B,” passed away peacefully on September 21, 2020, in Great Falls, Montana.
Lee was born on July 2, 1943, in Minot, ND to Ross and Buelah Borchert. As a young child, Lee lived in Glendive and Forsyth, Montana. He graduated from Forsyth High School in 1962, and moved to Kalispell where he met his future wife, Ruth June. Lee and Ruth married on August 28, 1965, and had four children, Shane, Shannon, Allison, and Steven. After Ruth passed away in May 1982, Lee married Sylvia Propp in 1984. She passed away in 2014.
While living in Kalispell, Lee worked for Akers Market, Union Oil Co., and Circle K Corp. After leaving Circle K, Lee worked for Coast to Coast hardware store in Great Falls, and finally 25 years at Holy Spirit Parish including St. Gerard’s Holy Family, Peter and Paul, and Holy Spirit, where he retired in 2001. In retirement, Lee was a fun and devoted grandpa who was dearly loved by all of his grandkids.
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