The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022

Rachel M. Boroff

Rachel M. Boroff, 32, of Middle Point, passed away unexpectedly early Wednesday morning, June 27, 2018, at Van Wert Health.

Rachel M. Boroff

She was born January 25, 1986, in Van Wert, the daughter of Brad Boroff, who preceded her in death, and Michelle (Ross) Boroff Bates, who survives in Van Wert.

A 2004 graduate of Van Wert High School, Rachel began her career at Ridgeview Behavior Health in the kitchen as a cook. She worked her way up to a tech and eventually put herself through nursing school, as a single mother, to become a registered nurse at Ridgeview.

As a result of her own struggles, Rachel poured her heart and soul into her work. She loved and cared for her patients with all that she had. She was a beautiful, bright, and vibrant soul who impacted many lives. Rachel loved her children and family with all that she was and will be deeply missed by them all.

Survivors include her children, Brynn and Amidy; her stepfather, Jeff Bates of Van Wert; two sisters, Sara Boroff of Toledo and Deanna (Randy) Grandstaff of Convoy; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins who all loved her very much.

Rachel was preceded in death by her grandparents, Keith and Roberta Ross and Kenneth and Flossie Boroff; and a cousin, Dustin Busch.

A celebration of Rachel’s life will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 4, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert.

Visitation will be from 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts and contributions to her children would be greatly appreciated.

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POSTED: 06/29/18 at 1:17 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries