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Janelle Marie Borkenhagen , Age 48

March 10, 1973 --August 19, 2021

Janelle Marie Borkenhagen, of Baraboo and Reedsburg, passed away peacefully at home on August 19, 2021 at the age of 48. Janelle was born on March 10, 1973 to Thomas and Bonnie Biege (Newby) in Baraboo, WI. Janelle was a graduate of Baraboo High School in 1991. Janelle was married to Ray Borkenhagen on September 18, 1992.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Donald and Geneive Biege; uncle, Jerry Biege; father-in-law, Floyd Borkenhagen; brother-in-law, William (Billy) Borkenhagen; cousins, Randy Newby, Chris Newby, David Newby, Jeffery Newby, Patty Newby Valerie Janney; and her dog, Missy May.

She is survived by her husband, Ray Borkenhagen; her children, Taylor Borkenhagen of Lake Delton, WI, Jamie Molnar (Remington) of Pardeeville, WI and Dylan Borkenhagen of Lake Delton, WI; her grandchildren, Natalya and Liam Molnar; her parents, Tom and Bonnie Biege of Lake Delton, WI; sister, Jody Beining (Pat) of Baraboo, WI; brother, Tom Biege Jr. (Karen) of Janesville, WI; mother-in-law, Avis Borkenhagen of Baraboo, WI; brother-in-law, Jeff Borkenhagen (Connie) of Baraboo, WI, Greg (Tina) Borkenhagen of Baraboo, WI; Bruce Borkenhagen (Brit) of Baraboo, WI; sister-in-law, Terry Zweifel (Mark) of Baraboo, WI; her many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Janelle enjoyed spending time with family, swimming in her pool, spending time with her pets: her dogs Jax, Mika and Wallie and cats Kimchi and Big Guy. She loved watching WWE, was a big fan of James Dean, an avid Packer fan and loved listening to 80's rock music.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday August 24, 2021 at 2:00p.m. at Redlin-Ertz Funeral Home, Baraboo. Visitation will be held from 12:00p.m. until the start of the service Tuesday at the funeral home. No burial will be held at this time.


Becky Lindhorst August 20, 2021

First cousin, once removed Daytona Beach , Florida

Dear Ray and family, We are so sorry to hear of Janelle's passing. Please know that you are in our prayers. Love, Bob and Becky

Bruce J Biege August 21, 2021

Cousin Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex

Ray and Family, so sorry to hear of the passing of Janelle . . . my blessings to you and your family, God Bless Bruce!

Barb Carr August 23, 2021

first cousin once removed (like Becky said) Bowling Green , Ohio

My heart goes out to all of you at this time. With love, thoughts, and prayers, Barb

Mickey Olsen August 23, 2021

Friend Milton , Wisconsin

Our deepest sympathies on your loss, Tom, Bonnie, and Family. I remember listening to music with Janelle up in her room when we were both little kids, and her showing me your guinea pigs :) She was always so fun and kind and will be missed by many! Mickey Olsen and Family (Heather, Daniel, and Lucy)

Tracy & Robbi Zimmerman August 23, 2021

Friends Baraboo , Wisconsin

Very Sorry for your loss! We will thinking of you! ❤

Fred and Carolyn Marquardt August 24, 2021

Friend of Jodie Baraboo , Wisconsin

Sending our sincere sympathies and prayers to the entire family of Janelle! May God wrap his loving arms around you and give you strength!