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Alfred E. Borgerson, Jr.
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.Alfred E. Borgerson Jr., age 92 of Odessa, MN passed away on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 23rd at 1:30 PM at the Zahrbock Funeral Home Chapel in Madison, MN. Burial will be in the Louisburg Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM with the family present. Visitation will continue on Monday until the time of service.
Alfred was born June 17, 1925 to George and Helga (Ogren) Borgerson at the Madison Hospital. In his younger years he attended country school and graduated from Bellingham High School in 1946. He married his sweetheart, Barbara Tilbury, on April 5, 1952. To this union 4 children were born, Curtis, Coralie, Keith and Lori. Alfred and Barbara worked side by side on the family farm, where Alfred had lived since 1938. He enjoyed being with his family, hunting, trapping and fishing, including many trips to Canada with his family and friends. After retirement they traveled to many different states and to Europe including Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Alfred and Barbara opened their home to foster children and cared for 12 children over a period of 18 years.
Those who mourn his loss are his wife, Barbara; children Curtis (Mildred) Borgerson of New Iberia, LA, Coralie (Craig) Meyer of Wellington, CO, Keith (Susan) Borgerson of Lakeville, MN, Lori (Jason) McPherson of Duluth, MN; 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Violet Olson of Minneapolis, MN, brothers Dwight (Violet) Borgerson of Bellingham, MN and David (Verna) Borgerson of Bellingham.
He was preceded in death by his parents George and Helga, 3 sisters Dorothy Ruckle, Evelyn Johnson, and Gladys Baker, one granddaughter Kayla Jo Borgerson and one great-granddaughter, Shyla Borgerson.
Blessed be his memory!

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Louisburg Lutheran Cemetery

Louisburg, Minnesota 56256


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