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April 14, 1937 – March 8, 2019

Marlin Dale Borscheid, age 81, of Forest Lake, Minnesota passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming, Minnesota.

He was born in Buffalo, Minnesota to William and Emma (Schmedeke) Borscheid on April 14th, 1937.

Marlin was baptized on June 30, 1937 by The Reverend W. C. Nickels. He was later instructed in the Lutheran Catechism and confirmed in the Christian faith at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church-Pelican Lake.

He graduated from Buffalo High School in 1954, enlisted in the Air Force in 1955, spending time in Germany, returned home in October of 1958 at the time of his father’s death.

Marlin then lived in Minneapolis finding employment with the Rock Island Railroad for twenty years, then with Burlington Northern for sixteen years.

In 1985, he and his friend John Goude built a home in Forest Lake and Marlin resided there until August 2014 when he entered Birchwood Health Care Center.

He is survived by a sister: Audrey (Allen) Carlson of Monticello; twelve nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends; also by a dedicated friend and helper throughout his confinement years Amy LaMetti and her husband and boys.

Preceded in death by John in 2008, his parents, a brother Donald and his wife Ruth and by a sister Doris Gutknecht and her husband Arthur.

Funeral Services for Marlin Borscheid will be held on Saturday, March 16th at 2:00 P.M. at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church-Pelican Lake.

Organist will be Lorraine Roush.

Interment will follow at the church cemetery.

A visitation will be held on will be held on Saturday, March 16th one hour prior to services at the church.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be Paul Borscheid and Joseph Goude.

Casket Bearers will be Allen and Gary Gutknecht, David and John Borscheid, Larry and Lonnie Davis.

 

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