Kenneth Rodney Borchers of Sedan, Kansas, formerly of rural Akron, Iowa passed away Sunday, January 2nd, 2011 at his home near Sedan at age 78. Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 8, 2010 at St. John Lutheran Church, Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa with Reverend Sarah Nye officiating. Inurnment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Arrangements are with Carlsen Funeral Home of Le Mars. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com. Memorials may be directed to Zion Lutheran School in Independence, Kansas or St. John Lutheran Church in rural Akron, Iowa.