Shirley Susanna Borg, 78, of Opechee St., Negaunee, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, January 15, 2020 at UP Health System in Marquette.
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Shirley was born August 31, 1941 in Ishpeming to Richard and Aili (Kallio) Autio and graduated from L’Anse High School, Class of 1959. She then attended business school in Green Bay before beginning her career as an accountant in the banking industry in L’Anse. Following her position as an accountant, Shirley ran an in-home child daycare.
Shirley married Larry Borg on April 28, 1973 and she was a loving and devoted homemaker to her husband and son.
Mrs. Borg was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Ishpeming.
Surviving are her husband of 47 years, Larry; son, David (Jade) Borg of Marquette Township; granddaughter, Taljia Borg; her brother, Richard W. Autio of Milwaukee; her sister, Jean (Douglas) Lasker of Woodbury, MN; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, January 21st at Bethel Lutheran Church in Ishpeming with Rev. Lauri Maki officiating. Burial will be in the Covington Township Cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends from 11:00 am until the time of services at 12 noon at the church on Tuesday, and also at a luncheon in the church hall following services.
Shirley’s memorial page may be viewed at koskeyfuneralhome.com.