Sylvia A. Borrell, 84, Jasper

Sylvia BorrellSylvia A. Borrell, 84, of Jasper, died Wednesday (July 1) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Jasper May 5, 1931, to Ben and Ardella (Schwartz) Hagen. She married John R. Borrell November 25, 1948. He died July 28, 1998.

Sylvia was a homemaker, a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper, the Jasper Daughters of Isabella, the St. Ann’s Society, the Women of the Jasper Moose, and the Eagles of Huntingburg. She enjoyed making chili, play bingo, rum and cinch, and going on family outings.

She is survived by one daughter, Bobby Borrell, Jasper; one sister, Betty Heowener, Petersburg, three nieces, her caretakers, Becky Reuber, and husband, Joe, Jasper, Sandy Kalb, Dubois, and Julie Harkness and husband Rick, Santa Claus; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Buddy Hagen.

Services at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Monday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. The D of I and St. Ann’s Society will pray a rosary at 1:45 p.m. and the Moose will have a service at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church, the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at




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