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Bernard H. Borgelt Jr.

Bernard H. Borgelt Jr. Bernard H. Borgelt Jr.

Bernard H. (Ben) Borgelt Jr., 67, of Elizabeth, Ind., passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021.

He retired as a captain of the Louisville Fire Department after 25 years of service. Ben had a passion for the outdoors and was an avid fisher, but his greatest love of all was spending time with his grandchildren.

He was born on Nov. 18, 1953, in Louisville, Ky., to the late Bernard and Marcille Baldauf Borgelt.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Leroy Borgelt.

Ben is survived by his loving daughters, Mindy Wibbels (Bill) and Samantha Sember (Greg); grandchildren, Benjamin, Ellie and Megan Wibbels and Maxwell and Thomas Sember; and siblings, George Borgelt (Laura), Lynette Borgelt, Diana Faith (Roger), Julie Miller (Steve), Debra Doyle and Jeannie Craig (Ron).

Cremation was chosen following Ben’s wishes. Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany, Ind.) was entrusted with his care.

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