Obituaries » Rachel Y. Boruff
April 5, 1943 - April 15, 2019
A service to commemorate Rachel’s life will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the First General Baptist Church of Coloma, 6365 North Shore Drive, Coloma, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
Age 76, passed away April 15, 2019, in Kalamazoo, following many years of struggling with a traumatic brain injury sustained in an auto accident.. Rachel was born in Wynne, Arkansas, on April 5, 1943, the daughter of J. B. and Clara (Williams) Witcher. She worked for many years as a Nurse’s Aid at Watervliet Hospital. She is survived by her daughter, Kimberly (Jeffrey) Weber of Kalamazoo; son William (Nancy Hettig) Boruff Jr. of Watervliet; 2 granddaughters, Ashley (Brandon Dettmann) Antio and Aldria Boruff, both of Watervliet; 2 great grandchildren, Cole and Jaxson; sisters Judy Sarvela of Stevensville and Marilyn Qualls of St. Joseph; sister in law, Esther Witcher of Forest City, AR; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers and 1 sister.