Joshua D. Borgh


Joshua Daniel (Howard) Borgh, 43, longtime resident of Superior, died August 10, 2021, in Duluth, MN, surrounded by the love of his family when he passed from this world to the next — a world where he will no longer be tormented by illness or bound by the physical limitations of his body.

Josh is survived by his parents, Celeste and Steve Ekberg; his sisters, Liz Ralston, her husband Deej, and Jenny Borgh; brother, Steve Ekberg Jr., and nephews, Danny and Luca Ralston and Joseph, Vincent and Isabella Ekberg.

Josh is also survived by his numerous aunts and uncles including Jason Howard, Mary Howard, Sue (Brooks) Midbrod, Joe (Barbie) Howard, Jenny Howard, Dayne Rae Borgh, Jim and Rita Borgh, Deborah Glazer, Anita Stone, Kurt Stone, Duane and Joan Borgh, Eileen Borgh, Marc (Alisa) Ekberg, Dan Ekberg, and Mike Ekberg, Lloyd and Sue Borgh, Ardis Borgh Hafdahl and Audrey Ferrando. He is also survived by many beloved cousins as well as by Keith and Patricia Borgh.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Sunday, August 15, 2021, at the Downs-LeSage Funeral Home, 1304 Hammond Avenue, Superior, with a brief prayer service to be offered at 6:30 PM by Gary Quaderer. The visitation will continue at 10:00 AM, Monday, August 16, 2021, at Cathedral of Christ the King Catholic Church, 1111 Belknap Street, Superior, and will continue until the 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial with Rev. Fr. Andrew Ricci as celebrant. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Superior. The family invites everyone to wear their favorite Super Man attire to the visitation on Sunday evening in Josh’s honor

Josh’s lifelong friends Jason Bergren, Jacob Dumke, Michael Carroll, and Stevie Aiken are ready to introduce him to the joy of life without physical limits — a life that he never experienced during his 43 years in this world but one his family is sure awaits him in the next.

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