September 29, 1932 ~ January 21, 2021
Born in: Burlington, Iowa
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado
Irving L. “Jack” Borgstedt, 88, passed away on Jan. 21, 2021. Jack was born to Ann and Delmar Borgstedt in Burlington, Iowa on Sept. 29, 1932, marrying Claudette Braviere in 1953, in Chicago, Ill. He moved his family to Pueblo in 1970, and began his career as a truck driver for Thacker Brothers and then HVH Transportation from which he retired in 1997.
Jack proudly served his country by joining the Navy in 1951, and served until 1955, achieving the rank of SN, with duty stations at the Great Lakes Training center, Little Creek Base, Va., USS Randall APA-224, USS Donner LSD-20 and Boat Unit Two Little Creek, Va. While in the Navy, he received the National Defense Service Medal Award. He also enjoyed watching old Western movies on “Western Wednesdays.” He enjoyed playing the lottery and going to Cripple Creek.
Survived by wife of 67 years, Claudette; children, Steven (Teri) Borgstedt, Diane (Tim) Correa and Jackelyn (Mike) Houtchens; grandsons, Brian (Alana) Correa, Ronald (Heather) Correa, Benjamin Correa, Christopher (Molly) Borsgtedt and Chad (Missy) Borgstedt; 16 great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; brothers, Wayne and Bob; and sister, Barbara. A celebration of life will be held at Pikes Peak National Cemetery with full military honors at a later date. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com