Henry A Borgfeld

July 17, 1937 ~ March 29, 2020 (age 82)


Henry A. Borgfeld, 82, of Yorktown went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday March 29, 2020.  He was born July 17, 1937 in Nopal, Texas to the late Henry W. and Annie Hoffmann Borgfeld. He graduated from Yorktown High School in 1955. Henry married his childhood sweetheart Lorna Koopmann on June 5, 1960.  He was an office manager for CP&L retiring after 37 years. He started his second career as a cattle rancher in 1992.  He was a long time member of the Lions Club, was a member of the Weslaco Chamber of Commerce, he was honored with the Sugar Daddy and Citizen of the Year awards. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.  Henry never met a stranger and his family called him the social moth. He and Lorna enjoyed traveling, dancing and socializing.

He is survived by his wife Lorna Koopmann Borgfeld, children Janet Seljos, Duane Borgfeld and Lori (Brandon) Coleman.  He is also survived by his grandchildren Lacey (Chase) Hall, Lee Seljos, Kaylee Coleman, Brooke Coleman and Bradley Coleman, great grandchildren Noah Blackmon, Audrey Hall and Henry Hall.

He is preceded by his parents, brother Alton Borgfeld and sister Janie Rangnow.

Due to the current health and safety situation a private family graveside will be held at Westside Cemetery.  A celebration of life will be scheduled once the situation passes.

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Honorary pallbearers will be Curtis Borgfeld, Henry Lee Rangnow, Arlen Fehner, Ted Dlugosch, Daniel Davis and Charlie Rangnow.

Memorials can be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hospice of South Texas or donor’s choice.

Arrangements by Massey Funeral Home, Yorktown 361-564-2900

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