Eugene "Gene" BorgesenEugene "Gene" Borgesen, 97, passed away at home, Nov. 9, 2012 after a short illness.
Eugene "Gene" Borgesen, 97, passed away at home, Nov. 9, 2012 after a short illness.
Mr. Borgesen was a retired engineering supervisor for Travelers Insurance Company; marine engineer with American President Lines; National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors; stationary engineer for Duluth Steam Corp. and Oneida Realty and Chief Engineer at Nopeming Sanitorium in Duluth.
He was a member of Kenwood Lutheran Church; Past Master Palestine Masonic Lodge #79; Keystone Chapter #20; Royal Arch Masonic York Rite; Trinity Chapter #242 Order of Easter Star, N.W. Gun Club and National Rifle Association; past President National Association of Power Engineers.
Mr. Borgesen was preceded in death by his parents, Borge Borgesen and Anna J. Borgesen; as well as his wives, Marguerite and Pearl.
He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Sharron Lomax of Coral Springs, Fla.; grandson, Bradley J. Pierce; and great-grandson, Brandon Gene Pierce of San Antonio, Texas.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Celebration of Life and Spirit Memorial Service Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Kenwood Lutheran Church, 2720 Myers Avenue, Duluth. officiant, Rev. Jeffrey Holter. Internment with Masonic Gravesite Service at 3:30 p.m. in Forest Hills Cemetery, 2516 Woodland Avenue, Duluth.
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