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Marilyn Borgerding

July 30, 1957 — February 19, 2018

Freeport, Minnesota

Marilyn Borgerding

Marilyn B. Borgerding, age 60, of Freeport, died unexpectedly on Monday, February 19, 2018 at her home in Freeport, Minnesota.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Friday, February 23 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport with Rev. Daniel Walz officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the church in Freeport. Christian Mothers and Goldenaires Senior Citizens will pray at 4 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 5 p.m. Thursday evening at the church.

Marilyn Barbara Ostendorf was born July 30, 1957 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota to Anthony and Margaret (Gerads) Ostendorf. On January 2, 1988, she married Clarence Borgerding at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. In her early years, Marilyn helped her mom at the family business, Dawn's Café, in Albany. During her café years, she also worked at the Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany in laundry and later as a dietary aid. She worked there for 42 years. Marilyn enjoyed life, going to parties, visiting with friends and family, and dancing.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers.

Marilyn is survived by her husband, Clarence Borgerding of Freeport; mother, Margaret Ostendorf of Albany; sisters and brothers, Linda (Donald) Luethmers of Delano, John (Ann) Ostendorf of St. Joseph, Janice (Jayme) Hennek of Avon, Richard (Cindy) Ostendorf of Avon, David (Sherry) Ostendorf of Melrose, and James (Michele) Ostendorf of Little Falls; many nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Anthony Ostendorf in 1990; infant brother, Joseph Andrew Ostendorf; nephew, David Gary Ostendorf in 2012; and father and mother-in-law, Alphonse and Frances Borgerding.

Serving as casket bearers will be Michael Luethmers, Brad Ostendorf, Neil Linn, Michael Kociemba, Stacy Schiefelbein, and Karla Massmann. Cross bearer will be Janice Hennek and scripture bearer will be Linda Luethmers. Gift bearers will be Melissa Lakeberg and Tisheena Ostendorf. Eucharistic Minister will be James Ostendorf. The eulogy will be by James Ostendorf.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

  • Visitation

    February 22, 2018
    4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    106 3rd Avenue NE
    Freeport, MN

  • Visitation

    February 23, 2018
    10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    106 3rd Avenue NE
    Freeport, MN

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    February 23, 2018
    11:30 AM

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    106 3rd Avenue NE
    Freeport, MN

  • Interment

    Sacred Heart Cemetery

    Freeport, MN

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