Joe was born June 4, 1927, in rural Tama, the son of Lester and Sarah (Wolcott) Boriskey.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
On April 8, 1950, he was united in marriage to Darlene Hempy. Joe was a farmer his entire working life. He was a member of the VFW and American Legion. Joe enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and his cabin in Minnesota. His greatest joy was the time he spent with his family and friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his siblings, Emily Geiger, Frank Boriskey Sr., and Margaret Brezina.
Survivors include his wife, Darlene of Tama; three daughters, Jolene (Marvin) Cibula of Traer, Mary (Eugene) Cibula of Toledo and Ann (Wayne) Neville of Tipton; six grandchildren, Joni (Keith) Wilson, Tim Cibula, Jill (Nathan) Taylor, John Cibula, Katie and Ashley Neville; two great-grandsons, Brice and Austin Taylor; his siblings, Helen (Rudy) Brezina, Dorothy Denbow, Fran (Darroll) White, Carole (Leonard) Dvorak and Jerry (Sylvia) Boriskey.
Memorials are appreciated to Living Faith United Methodist Church.
Joe W. Boriskey