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 Irma R <I>Nelson</I> Borgen

Irma R Nelson Borgen

McPherson, McPherson County, Kansas, USA
Death 13 Mar 2009 (aged 98)
Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA
Burial Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA
Plot Block 24
Memorial ID 74944949 · View Source
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Irma Borgen, 98, of Colorado Springs, widow of Major Clifford Borgen, passed away March 13th, 2009. She was born January 15, 1911 in McPherson, Kansas, to Pastor Nels and Ida Nelson.

Irma was Valedictorian of her high school and graduated Summa cum Laude from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1932. After graduation she worked as a stenographer, and in 1940 she married Clifford, her college sweetheart. Clifford passed away in 1967.

Irma was a devoted wife, mother and teacher. She taught high school English and Latin, and for thirty years she taught piano, bringing music to scores of children. After she was widowed, she sang in the Colorado Springs Chorale, Soli Deo Gloria, and the Abbey Singers.

She was an active member of Bethany Lutheran Church. During the past three years, Irma lived at Village at Skyline.

Irma is survived by son David Borgen, Colorado Springs, CO; daughter Elizabeth Heart, Sacramento, CA; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 28, 2009, 1401 South 8th Street in Colorado Springs. Memorial donations may be made to: Pikes Peak Hospice Foundation, 825 East Pikes Peak Avenue, Suite 600, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-3624.

Bio by: Andrena's Daughter




  • Created by: Ron West
  • Added: 14 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74944949
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