Marilyn Gloria Borgstrom, age 69, went to meet her Savior on August 13, 2011.
She was born March 4, 1942 to Gilbert & Myrtle Tessmer in Graceville. Marilyn loved her Lord; she served and honored him to the very best of her ability. Beyond loving the Lord Marilyn devoted her life to enriching the lives of many, many children. She was a teacher her whole life. She taught 1st grade in Circle Pines and St. Paul for many years. Marilyn also volunteered her time at the Native American Schools in NE Arizona and NW New Mexico. She lived each day to the fullest, and enjoyed every minute of life.
Marilyn is survived by her son; Matthew TAI, Joon-Young Borgstrom of Baxter, niece; Anne Marsilje-Meyers (Mark Meyers) of Kalamazoo, MI, nephew; Thomas (Veronica) Marsilje III of San Diego,CA ; and great nieces & nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, LaVerna Marsilje, and brother, Gary Tessmer.
A celebration of Marilyn’s life will be held, Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 11:00am at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd. Friends may call one hour prior to the services Tuesday, at the church. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery in Pillager.
Memorials are preferred to Trinity Lutheran Church of Brainerd, Good Samaritan Society Home Care & Hospice or Camp Confidence.
Family being served by: Halvorson-Johnson Funeral & Cremation Care Brainerd, 218-829-3581 www.halvorson-johnson.com