Wayne Borton, 70, of Marshalltown, IA passed away Monday, February 17, 2014, at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center. A luncheon and time to greet family will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 21, 2014, at Anderson Funeral Homes, 405 W. Main St., Marshalltown, IA. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.
Wayne was born September 13, 1943 in Marshalltown, IA to James and Hazel (Scovill) Borton. He grew up in Marshalltown, graduating from Marshalltown High School in 1961. Throughout his journey, Wayne resided in several different Iowa cities and towns including Union, Haverhill, Green Mountain, Melrose and Marshalltown. He served in various positions at Fisher Controls in Marshalltown for 34 years until he retired in 1999. He served as a loyal member of the UAW Local 893 and a member of the Shop Committee. Wayne enjoy spending time with family and friends. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and playing cards.
Left to cherish Wayne's memory are his wife, Karen Borton of Marshalltown, IA, two sons, Steve (Karen) Borton of Sumter, SC, Dave (Deb) Borton of Marshalltown, IA, two brothers, Tom Borton of Virginia Beach, VA, Jim (Linda) Borton of Marshalltown, IA, a sister, Doris Strohman of Marshalltown, IA and two grandchildren, Zackery Borton of Hampton, VA and Brooke Borton of Marshalltown, IA as well as several nieces and nephews. Wayne was preceded in death by his father, James Borton and mother, Hazel Denner, a brother, Gerald Borton and sister, Bonnie Emerson.