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Marian Carol Borglum
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    Blue Earth, MN 56013

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Marian Carol Borglum, age 92, of Bricelyn, MN died Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, MN. A funeral service will be held Friday, January 6, 2017, at 11:00 AM, at North Blue Earth Lutheran Church in Brush Creek Township with Rev. Nancy Dreier officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery. The family prefers memorials to UHD Hospice.

Marian was born August 31, 1924 in Foster Township, Faribault County, MN, the daughter of Carl and Alma (Hermanson) Steinhauer. Growing up Marian spent many days tagging around with her dad, riding bike and playing with the kittens and puppies. She was baptized and confirmed in Faith Lutheran Church in Walters, MN. Marian attended Country School District #77, and graduated from Kiester High School in 1941. She attended Mankato State Teaching College and graduated with an elementary degree in 1943. Marian was a teacher in District #62 near Easton for two years. She also taught in Walters for a year and a half, and then went on to work at the grocery store. She also held jobs in home health care, and at the Bricelyn canning factory. Marian was united in marriage to Harry James Borglum on May 9, 1947 at Faith Lutheran Church. Together they spent many years farming in the Brush Creek area. Marian loved to bake cookies, pies, and banana bread for friends and family. She also enjoyed sewing, making quilts and baby quilts for all the new members of the family and those in need. She joined the North Blue Earth Lutheran Church in 1949 and was active in Ladies Aid, Sunday school and Bible school.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry; siblings: Willard (Marvel) Steinhauer and Angela Steinhauer; nephew Steven Steinhauer.

Marian is survived by her children: Mark (Carol) Borglum of North St. Paul, MN, Katherine Campina of Sauk Rapids, MN, Colleen (Paul) Knudtson of Blue Earth, MN, Kellen (Karen) Borglum of Bricelyn, MN, and Rebecca (Steve) Glimsdal of Frost, MN; 9 grandchildren: Lindsay (Steven) Reistad, Dusty (Jessica) Borglum, Haley Knudtson, Hanna (Dumitru) Beck, Amy (Adam) Stenzel, Dana and Michael Borglum, Patrick and Nathan Glimsdal; great-grandchildren: Lilianna and Marco Reistad, Zach and Lexi Borglum, Cole and Greyson Glimsdal, Stefan Beck, and Madison Stenzel; sister-in-law Catherine Borglum of Mankato, MN; several nieces and nephews and their families.