|9/16/2022 12:23:00 PM|
Kenneth Otto Borgstrom, age 86, of Osceola, Wisconsin passed away peacefully on Monday, August 29, 2022 at Sophie’s Manor in Centuria, Wisconsin.
Kenneth was born to David and Leona (Steele) Borgstrom on January 29, 1936 in Blue Jacket, Oklahoma. He lived in Oklahoma with his family until a tornado wiped out the farm, and then the family moved to Minnesota. He graduated from Taylors Falls High school in 1954, and later that year joined the Marines where he served for three years at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada as an M.P.
On August 29, 1958. Kenneth married the love of his life Stella Redland and was blessed with five children.
Kenneth was a mechanic, manager of Standard Oil Gas Station in Taylors Falls, and retired from Tousley Ford in White Bear Lake after 20 years. After he retired at age 62, he built a trike and trailer which he used to travel to Alaska for a month. Traveling was a great passion for Kenneth, and he spent a lot of time traveling with his children, grandchildren, and friends. He also enjoyed going to the Twin Cities for concerts with his children and friends.
Kenneth is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Stella; children, Erik (Cindy) Borgstrom of St. Paul, MN, Scott Borgstrom of Seattle, WA, and Amber (Jeremy) Dueholm of Balsam Lake, WI; grandchildren , David (Tryshia) Borgstrom, Betsy Gabel, Anna Borgstrom; grandchildren Liam, Kian, Roux, Finley, Solomon, Everett, Isaak, Crowley, and Hope.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents; children Michael Otto and Nicholas M.; nephew Joseph Borgstrom; nephew David Redland; along with many aunts and uncles.
A funeral service for Kenneth will be held at United Methodist Church in Taylors Falls, MN on Friday, September 16, 2022 at 11 AM with visitation one hour prior to service.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Grandstrand Funeral Home in Osceola, Wisconsin. Condolences can be left at grandstrandfh.com.