JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Leona C. Borowiak, 83, of Ashley died 11:40 p.m. Sept. 10, 2005, at 
St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 

She was a retired farmer. 

Mrs. Borowiak was born March 4, 1922, in LaSalle to Henry and Mary (Zowacki) Ledwig. 
She married Adam “Jess” Borowiak July 15, 1940, in Radom; he preceded 
her in death Feb. 25, 1987.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. 
The Rev. Robert Zwilling will officiate. 
Burial will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. 

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until the time of 
service Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Borowiak is survived by a son, Don Borowiak and wife Fumiko of Nason; 
two daughters, JoAnn Mifflin of Woodlawn and Linda Borowiak of Ashley; 
grandchildren Julia Black and husband John of Cocoa Beach, Fla., Bobby Borowiak 
of Bonnie and James Borowiak and wife Karel of Frohna, Mo.; a great-grandchild, 
Zachary Borowiak of Frohna, Mo.; sisters Frances Grawe of St. Louis and 
Dorothy Janoski of Nashville; a brother, Frank Ledwig of Decatur; and 
several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, 
Edward, Joe and Michael Ledwig; a sister, Katherine Janowski; and a 
son-in-law, Albert C. Mifflin. 

Mrs. Borowiak loved to garden, loved her flowers and loved all of 
her grandchildren and her great-grandchild. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the donor’s choice and 
will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to 
Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, 
where you may call 242-3348 for further information.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: 9-15-2005
Submitted by Kiowana Hayes Ferguson 

 

 

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