Dennis Dean Borgman, age 74 years, Denton, passed away October 27, 2021 in Lincoln. He was born December 5, 1946 in Denton to Earl and Irma (Skula) Borgman. Dennis graduated from Lincoln High School in 1965 then entered into the military as a firefighter for the Nebraska Air Guard for 6 years, for serving this nation he received the Quilt of Valor. After his honorable discharge, he returned to Denton to continue his passion for the cattle and farming career. Along with this career he spent nights working as a mechanic for International Harvestor.
On November 19, 1974, he married Donna Nohavec and into this marriage came 2 children, Peggy and Nick. Dennis’ next investment was purchasing a 1976 Mack cabover along with a reefer trailer, developing into a 2 truck operationn called Borgman Trucking. Dennis was involved in the trucking business many years to include owner/operator for N.S.G., hauling clydesdale horses across the United States. Dennis hauled crude oil, swinging meat and worked for Levi Trucking hauling milk into Meadow Gold.
As medical conditions continued to be a burden, he was forced to retire from trucking. Dennis was never one to sit back so retirement was not really in his cards. He then enjoyed working for High Plains, driving trucks, sheeps-foot, hauling and moving dirt. Dennis always found time to attend his children and grandchildren’s activities.
In the winter, Dennis and Donna were on a shuffleboard team and played in many tournaments, he thoroughly enjoyed this. Any free time was always spent playing cards, his favorite was pitch, he loved Nebraska football and volleyball and being outdoors.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years Donna of Denton, daughter Peggy Kosinski (fiance Doug Vanderloop) of Grand Island, son Nick Borgman (significant other Kirby Shifflett) Denton, grandkids Katie and Derek Eastman, great grandson Kason of Gresham, grandsons Cody Kosinski of Grand Island, Carson Borgman of Denton, Brody Borgman of Denton, granddaughters Evelyn Borgman of Denton, Sydney Thompson of Denton, sister Jackie Harral and extended family of Denton. Dennis is preceded in death by his parents Earl and Irma Borgman, brother Bob Borgman.
Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 30, 2021 at the Denton Community Center, 7115 Lancaster Avenue, Denton with Pastor Rod Lyon officiating. Condolences may be left at trumpmemorials.com. Trump Funeral Services, 1600 West “O” Street, Lincoln.