Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 5, 2013

Dickie Joe Borgen

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — SOUTH BOARDMAN — Dickie Joe Borgen, age 76, of South Boardman, passed away on Wednesday, Oct, 30, 2013. He was born on Sept. 20, 1937 in Kalkaska to the late Richard and Minnie (Ludlow) Borgen.

He served his country as member of the United States Army as a combat engineer in Germany from 1961-1963. Dickie Joe worked as a mechanic most of his life and also at Corning Glass and in the lumbering industry.

He was a member of the New Horizon’s Clubhouse, the Moose Lodge and the Eagles Club in Albion, and the Evergreen Bible Baptist Church.

Dickie Joe is survived by his dear brothers and sisters, John Borgen of Ontonagon, Goldie (Wilho) Aho of Ontonagon, Rolene Holt of California, Mary (Joe) Leu of Mass City, Doyle (Barbara) Borgen of Fife Lake, Charles (Carol) Borgen of South Boardman, Kenny (Gloria) Borgen of Kalkaska, Ursal (Marvin) Clay of Fife Lake, and Josie (Ronald) Clay of Fife Lake.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Franklin R. Borgen.

Visitation and services for Dickie Joe have been held.

Memorials may be given to New Horizon’s Clubhouse, 7164 Rapid City Rd. NW, Rapid City, MI 49676.

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Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.