Rolland Elmer 'Sonny' Borgmann
Borgmann, Rolland "Sonny" Elmer Age 88, passed away peacefully on January 20th, 2020 surrounded by his loving family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, LoAnne Borgmann; brother, Victor Borgmann and nephew, Justin Borgmann. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Shirley (Peterson) Borgmann; daughters, Laurie (Craig) Veness, Dawn Borgmann (Randy Lindner), Doreen Borgmann, Janet (Dan) Edwards and Margaret (Tim) Kaelberer; six grandchildren; seven great-grand-children; brother, Arvin (Jane) Borgmann; sisters, Elvera Borgmann, Evonne Plehal and many more loving family and friends. Sonny lost his thumb at a very young age but that didn't prevent him from taking things apart and putting them back together, from toys to big equipment. He worked at Plehal Blacktopping for over 40 years as a heavy equipment mechanic, keeping the "iron" on the road. He loved to tell his stories, go to the casino with Shirley and anything to do with his kids, grandkids and great-grandkids. His family was everything to him and he was everything to his family. He will be forever in our hearts. The Memorial service will be on Saturday February 8th at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 715 Minnetonka Mills Road, Hopkins at 11:00, visitation starting at 10:00. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to Secondhand Hounds 5959 Baker Road Suite 390, Minnetonka MN, 55345.
Published on January 26, 2020
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