Richard Springborg, 64, Albert Lea

Published 9:41 am Monday, August 9, 2010

Memorial services for Richard Warren Springborg, 64, of Albert Lea will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Jeff Laeger-Hagermeister will officiate. Military honors will be accorded by the Freeborn County servicemen’s organization. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. To sign the guestbook go to

Richard died suddenly on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010, at his home.

Richard Springborg

Richard Warren Springborg was born on June 1, 1946, in Albert Lea, the son of Elmer and Helen (Anderson) Springborg. He attended and graduated from ALHS and attended Riverland Community College for two years. Richard served his country in the U.S. Navy. He worked for Progress Casting until they closed. On July 2, 1973, he was united in marriage to Karen Mills in Sioux Falls, S.D. He enjoyed riding his “boss hoss” going for drives at the state park every evening and loved his family and spending time with each of them. He was a kind and caring husband, father and grandfather. Working around the house, talking to his coffee buddies and taking care of his granddaughter were his favorite pasttimes.

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Survivors include his wife, Karen; son, Justin, and wife Sarah Springborg-Rule; son, Scott, and wife Nicole Springborg; and granddaughter, Ariana Springborg; mother, Helen Anderson-Springborg; and brother, Robert and wife Mona Springborg.

Richard was preceded in death by his father, grandparents, and his Aunt Ruth Gentzhorn.