Betty June Arlene Borg, age 87, of Dassel, was called home to her Lord and Savior Thursday, March 31, 2016, at Lakeside Health Care Center of Dassel, surrounded by family members at her bedside.
She was born Jan. 22, 1929, in Spicer.
June attended Darwin Elementary, Collinwood Lake, and Dassel High School, graduating in 1947.
For two summers during her high school years, June worked at Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. After her junior year, she was a bank courier, where her job was to deliver money to different banks in the city. She rode street cars to make the deliveries.
After graduating from high school, she worked at General Mills in Minneapolis; and then for Haapala Seed Corn Company the year before she was married.
June married Delmond Borg Sept. 10, 1949. To this union, three children were born: David, Dwayne, and Susan.
June was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking and baking, and was noted for her caramel rolls, oatmeal and coffee breads, that were enjoyed by family and friends. She loved her vegetable and flower gardens, especially her roses, and she enjoyed making arrangements for friends.
June was a member of Elim Mission Church, where she served as a Sunday school and vacation Bible school teacher, in the Dorcas Society, Ladies Aid, women’s prayer groups, and on church boards.
She is survived by her husband, Delmond; sons David (Sharon), and Dwayne (Julie); daughter Susan (Kevin) Anderson; a sister, Lois Engel; sister-in-law Ethelyn Carlson; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and many friends.
June was preceded in death by her parents, Albin and Ruth Carlson; brother, Donald, and sister-in-law Lorraine Carlson; brother Robert Carlson; sister Marilyn and brother-in-law Donald Fredrickson; brother-in-law Jerome Engel; and great-granddaughters Emilee Rose Borg; and AnnaLeah Hope Borg.
The funeral service took place Thursday, April 7 at 11 a.m. at Elim Mission Church in Cokato, followed by interment at Good Shepherd Lutheran Cemetery.
There was visitation Wednesday, April 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Cokato, and one hour prior to the service at the church Thursday.
Arrangements were with the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato.