Jean Borgen

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JEAN M. BORGEN, 90 ROCKFORD - Jean M. Borgen, 90, of Rockford, died at 3:40 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in her home. Born March 31, 1923, in Rockford, the daughter of Charles W. and Dorothy (Jordan) Mulford. Graduate of East High School, class of 1941. She married Otis M. Borgen Sept. 6, 1948, in Rockford. He predeceased her July 23, 2001. She was a member of The Salvation Army Rockford Temple Corps, where she volunteered for many years as the receptionist. Former member of Court Street United Methodist Church. She is survived by her children, Chris (Karen) Borgen of Spooner, Wis., Robin (Drew) Hoover of Naples, Fla., Scott (June) Borgen of Rockford, and Boyd Borgen of Stillman Valley; grandchildren, Tyler, Ashley, and Jacob Borgen; sister-in-law, Gwen Mulford; brother-in-law, Robert Gigous; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by brothers, Bill and Richard Mulford; and sisters, Ellen Rotello and Betty Gigous. The family would like to thank Jean's special friend and caregiver, Jeanette Forester and her children, Shea, Raymond, and Tommy. Memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in The Salvation Army Rockford Temple Corps, 500 S. Rockford Ave., with Lt. Col. Daniel Sjogren officiating. Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army Rockford Temple Corps. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd. To share a memory or condolence, visit
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Olson Funeral and Cremation Services, Fred C. Olson Chapel
1001 SECOND AVE  Rockford, IL 61104
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9, 2014