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Dorothy M. Borgeson


1924 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Dorothy M. Borgeson Obituary
Dorothy Borgeson, 90, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, after a brief illness. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Wednesday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood. Services will be conducted by her beloved minister, Dr. Donald Hogg. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, Fort Worth, in her honor. Dorothy was born in Waco on April 22, 1924, to Flanoy and Lois Cashion. She graduated from Waco High in 1941 and attended Central City Commercial College. After graduation she moved to Austin and worked for the state. It was here where she met the young Lt. Charles L. Borgeson, an Air Force pilot, from Dallas and they were married in December 1945. After many years of living all over the United States, they settled in Fort Worth in 1958 and lived in Wedgwood until recently, when she moved to Broadway Plaza where she made many new friends. She enjoyed many years as a member of the Fort Worth Woman's Club, the Rejebian Book Club, the Air Force Officer Wives Club, numerous bridge clubs, and the Women of the Church activities at Westminster Presbyterian Church which she loved very much as a longtime member. She was preceded in death by her husband, retired U.S. Air Force Col. Charles L. Borgeson. Survivors: Her son, Charles "Chuck" Borgeson Jr. and his wife, Luan, and their son, Blake Borgeson, of Austin; her daughter, Virginia "Ginger" Mitchen and her husband, Randy, of North Richland Hills and their sons, Russell and Eric; great-granddaughters, Brooke and Kyla; her close niece, Barbara Thomas and her husband, Melvin, of Fort Worth; her sister, Helen Ann Rakes and her husband, Ray, of Stewart, Va.; and several other nieces, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Published in Star-Telegram on Aug. 4, 2014
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