Obit: Borgeson, Rudolph J. (1887 – 1972)


Surnames: Borgeson, Sullivan, Petersen, Melin, Slock, Johnson, Kallberg, Peterson

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 30 Mar 1972

Borgeson, Rudolph J. (30 AUG 1887 – 27 MAR 1972)

Services will be held at two o'clock today (Thursday, March 30) at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Withee, for Rudolph John Borgeson, 84, of route 2, Withee (Clark Co., Wis.), who died Monday, March 27, 1972, at the Marshfield Convalescent Center, where he had resided the past four days.

The Rev. Robert Sullivan, pastor, will officiated, and burial will be made in Riverside Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Carl Petersen, Owen Melin, Ray Slock, Robert Johnson, Lester Kallberg and John Peterson.

In charge of the floral offerings will be grandchildren, Jackie Borgeson, Susan Johnson and Lee Borgeson.

Mr. Borgeson was born August 30, 1887 in Sweden and came to this country in 1915, settling in Moline, Illinois. He was employed at the Moline :Plow Works several years prior to coming to Withee in 1913. On May 25, 1922 he was married to Jenny Borgeson. The couple farmed here until 1952, when they retired and moved to Minneapolis. They returned to the Withee area in 1968.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Siegfried Borgeson, route 2, Withee, and Raymond of Racine; a daughter, Mrs. W.L. (Elsie) Johnson, Minneapolis; five grandchildren; and a brother, Bernhard Borgeson, Sweden.



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