June 11, 2012
SpencervilleRonald W. ‚??Ace‚?Ě Boroff, 78, died at 7:40 a.m. June 11, 2012, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford, following an extended illness.He was born March 6, 1934, in Mendon to William David and Mabel Lucille Mutersbaugh Boroff, who preceded him in death. On June 1, 1957, he married Helen Jean Martin, who survives.Mr. Boroff attended Mendon schools. He retired March 1, 1996, as a shipping clerk at Hayes-Albion/Trim Trends Corp., Spencerville, after 44 years. He only missed two days of work during that time. In addition to his family, he enjoyed auctions, baseball and his riding lawn mower.Survivors also include three children, John M. (Pat) Boroff, of Delphos, Jodi L. (Bill) Scheele, of Uniopolis, and Lori J. (Jeffery) Routt, of Rockford; six grandchildren, Matthew (Lisa) Boroff, of Bowling Green, Rachael Scheele, of Lima, William H. Scheele Jr. and Sally Scheele, both of Uniopolis, and Keri (Lake) Leichty and Nicholas Routt, both of Rockford; three great-grandchildren, Alexa Boroff, of Bowling Green, Joshua Jacob Parrish, of Lima, and Zoie Marie Scheele, of Uniopolis; and three sisters, Ruth L. Smith, of Celina, Mabel F. (Alfred) Armstrong, of St. Marys, and Helen L. Boroff, of Spencerville.He was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren, Peyton Parrish and Jocelyn Scheele; four sisters, LaRee Overly, Lois Wood and Evelyn and June Boroff; and a brother, Paul Boroff.Graveside services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday in Mendon Cemetery, Mendon. Pastor Mark Rutledge will officiate.Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville.