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Obituary- Sara Borthick Gilmore

Sara Borthick Gilmore 12-15-1927 ~ 9-15-2014 Sara Borthick Gilmore, 86, passed away peacefully in La Veta, CO on Monday, September 15, 2014. Her children invite her many friends to an open house on Saturday, October 11, from 2 pm to 5 pm at 126 High Street in La Veta. Please come by and give us a hug! Sara will be missed as a great mom, grandmother, aunt and friend. She was born Sara Katherine Roberts on December 15, 1927 in Fort Scott, KS, the daughter of Gola Hiram and Georgia Lee (Needham) Roberts. In 1947, she married Gilbert Borthick, who passed away in 1988. In 1992, she married Warren Gilmore, who passed away in 2003. Sara is survived by her children, Sandy Borthick of La Veta, CO, Jeff Borthick of Ridgeland, SC, and Kyle Borthick and wife Karen of Aurora, CO; also by Kate Gilmore of Baton Rouge, LA and Mike Gilmore and wife Bridget of Lakeland, FL. Sara is also survived by her three grandchildren, Carl Eric Swenson, Ryan Philip Borthick, and Emily Gilmore. In addition to her two husbands, Sara was also preceded in death by

her parents and her sister, Mary Sue (Roberts) Schasteen. A graveside service for Sara was held at noon on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the Evergreen Cemetery in Fort Scott, KS, with a visitation prior to services at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 West Wall Street in Fort Scott. The family wishes to thank Sara’s caregivers at Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center in Walsenburg, CO, the Boies-Ortega Funeral Home in Walsenburg, CO and the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home in Ft. Scott, KS.