Aug. 12, 1934-May 22, 2020
Marilyn “Lynn” P. Borgert died Friday, May 22, 2020 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Graveside services were held May 28 at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Sartell. There was a private family visitation at the funeral home prior to the burial. The family will have a memorial Mass at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.
Marilyn “Lynn” P. Borgert was born on Aug. 12, 1934 in St. Cloud to Alvin and Florence (Bastien) Woods. She married Eugene “Gene” Borgert on Sept. 17, 1955 at St. Mary’s Cathedral Church in St. Cloud. They lived all of their lives in St. Cloud and Sartell. Borgert was very artistic, owning and operating Ceramic Pines ceramic shop with her husband for 20 years. She retired as a receptionist at the north information desk at the St. Cloud Hospital after 25 years. Borgert was very active in the St. Francis Xavier Church and was a member of the Christian Mothers. She was also very active in the Riverside Lions Club in Sauk Rapids for many years. She enjoyed sewing, painting, decorating for Christmas, traveling, gardening, cooking and baking. Borgert was very proud of her family. She loved getting together with them at holidays, family reunions and at the cabin on Pelican Lake.
Survivors include the following: her husband, Gene of Sartell; children, Scott (Susan Whalen) of Memphis, Tennessee, Denise (Daniel) Stang of Sartell, Pamela (Jim) McMahon of St. Cloud, and Timothy of Sartell; siblings, Marjorie (Warren) Bystedt, Judy (Donald) Bryam, Suzanne (David) Fritz, Michael (Jean) Woods, Sharon (Robert) Bemboom, Patrick Woods, Nancy (Edward) Johnson, Laurie (Maury) Bloom and Malia (Grant) Golberg; brother-in-law, Michael O’Connor; sister-in-law, Judy Woods; grandchildren, Kristopher, Joshua, Jason, Mathew, Amber, Sarah, Dina, James, Sean, Kelsey, Willow, Summer, Cody and Autumn; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Obituary, guest book and video tribute available online: www.williamsdingmann.com.
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.