Nelda Norene Borrego, 68, of Shubert, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017. She was born Feb. 14, 1949 at Shubert to the late Ralph and Eleanor (Conover) Shafer.
On June 5, 1971 she married Tomas R. Borrego at Nebraska City.
Nelda was raised at Shubert and attended Shubert School. She worked at the Shubert Café and then moved to Nebraska City and worked for Ocoma Foods and then at the sewing factory in Auburn; she then worked for Excel at Phelps City, MO, until it closed and returned to the sewing factory, working there until it closed. She then attended Vatterott College at Omaha and earned an associate’s degree in accounting in 1999. She became employed at SunMart in Auburn and then Cargill at Nebraska City until she retired in 2012.
She was a member of Church of Christ at Falls City
Nelda is survived by her husband, Tomas, of Shubert; daughter, Lynette (Will) Surman, of Shubert; son, Ralph (Angela) Borrego, of Moore, OK; stepchildren, Thomas David Borrego, of Lincoln, and Corina Borrego, of Indiana; brother, Terry (Wanda) Shafer, of Pawnee City; sister, Gwen (Larry) Duitsman, of Beatrice; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Rowena Littrell; and a grandson, Cody Ramer.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home, with Josh Maxwell officiating. Interment will be in Prairie Union Cemetery at Shubert. The family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.