Marie L. Bornhauser Breeze

Marie L. Bornhauser Breeze, age 96, of Highland, passed away Tuesday, August 11, at Highland Health Care Center. Funeral services for 96 year old Marie L. Bornhauser Breeze will be Friday, August 14 at 10:00 a.m. at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice.

She was born on Tuesday, April 15, 1919, in Highland, IL, the daughter of Arthur A. and Louise M. (nee Blum) Riggs.

She was a member of the Evangelical United Church of Christ, Highland, IL; former member of the First Presbyterian Church, Ocala, FL; Ocala Pinochle Club; Ocala Senior Citizens; Hope United Church of Christ, DeSoto, MO.

Marie was born at Highland, IL. She graduated from Highland High School in 1936. She had worked for Moulton Bartley Shoe Corporation. She moved to DeSoto, MO in 1962, then to Belleview, Florida in 1988, and back to Highland in 2008. She enjoyed playing pinochle and traveling to Hawaii, the Bahamas twice and New York.

Survivors include:
Daughter – Linda M. (Bruce) Weber, Anthony, FL
Daughter – Pamela L. Null, De Soto, MO
Grandchild – Katheryn (Steve) Johnson, Ocala, FL
Grandchild – Sharon (David) Anderson, Ocala, FL
Grandchild – Kerri (Jeff) Mackey, Citra, FL
Grandchild – Michael (Crystal) Henderson, Overland, MO
Great Grandchild – Dustin Johnson, Ocala, FL
Great Grandchild – Kassie (John) Batten, Silver Springs, FL
Great Grandchild – James (significant other Jessica) Henderson, Ocala, FL
Great Grandchild – Kelsie Anderson, Ocala, FL
Great Grandchild – Payton Anderson, Ocala, FL
Great Grandchild – Lillie Anderson, Ocala, FL
Great Grandchild – Kayla Dunn, Dunnellon, FL
Great Grandchild – Dennis Mackey, Citra, FL
Great Grandchild – Brianna Haviland, FL
Great Grandchild – Donian Denney, MI
Great Grandchild – Caressa Henderson, FL
Great Grandchild – Jordan Henderson, Overland, MO
Great Grandchild – Jordan Berns, Miller, MO
Great Grandchild – Cassandra Curtright, Saint Charles, MO
Great Grandchild – Jessie Henderson, Miller, MO
Great Grandchild – Savanna Henderson, Overland, MO
Great Grandchild – Timothy “T.J.” Henderson, Overland, MO
Great Grandchild – Jonas Henderson, Overland, MO
Great Grandchild – Gavin Henderson, Overland, MO
Great Grandchild – Jacob Kelly, De Soto, MO
Great Grandchild – Juli Ann Kelly, Montana,
Great Grandchild – Joshua Cottrell, Arkansas,
Great Great Grandchildren – 12
Sister – Blanche Witschie, Highland, IL
Caregiver – Judy A. (Allen) Luehm, Highland, IL

She was preceded in death by:
Father – Arthur A. Riggs
Mother – Louise M. Riggs nee Blum
Husband – Harold E. Breeze (married 5/22/1976 – died 9/14/2005)
First Husband – Melvin W. Bornhauser (married 6/24/1939 – died 4/4/1975)
Grandchild – Le Ann M. Cottell (died 3/19/2013)
Sister – Grace C. Luehm Iberg (died 6/28/2011)
Brother – Rev. John O. Riggs (died 2/5/2011)
Brother – Archie W. Riggs (died 2/8/2005)
Sister – Betty Schwarz (died 6/17/1971)
Brother – Clifton A. “Otto” Riggs (died 1/11/1998)
Brother – Calvin O. “Callie” Riggs (died 11/10/1998)

Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249

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