Audrey Borgen, 82, of Rochester, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Audrey was born Jan. 26, 1937, in Millville to Lauren and Mildred (Greeter) Adler.
Audrey graduated from Rochester High School in 1955. On Jan. 16, 1960, she married Palmer Borgen at Trinity Lutheran Church in Rochester. They made their home in Chatfield until 2005, when they moved to Rochester. Audrey was co-owner of Borgen Oil Company, Inc. and Borgy's Amoco Food Shop and owner of Empty Nest Gifts in Chatfield.
Audrey is survived by her beloved husband, Palmer; son, Garry (Colette) of Rochester; three daughters, Laurie (Jim) Borowick of Minnetrista, Polly (Mark) Lien of Chatfield, and Dawn (Mike) Skalecki of Savage; nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. She is preceded in death by one sister, six brothers and two grandchildren.
Audrey loved traveling and dancing through life with Palmer, spending quality time with their children and grandchildren and watching the Minnesota Twins. She had a heart of service and lived this out by serving in her church, her community and volunteering at Mayo Clinic.
The funeral service for Audrey will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Bethel Lutheran Church in Rochester, with Pastor Norman Wahl officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church. Burial will be at the Chatfield Cemetery in Chatfield.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Heart Association or to the charity of your choice.
Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.