Michael “Mick” Borka, age 73 of Belle Plaine, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 6, 2023.
A time of gathering will be held in honor of Mick on Friday, October 13, 2023 from 2:00-5:00 PM at Ballard-Sunder Funeral & Cremation (104 1st St W) in Jordan, with a prayer service led by Fr. Michael Kaluza beginning at 4:30 PM.
Mick was born in Shakopee, MN on October 30, 1949. He grew up in Chaska where he attended Guardian Angels Catholic School. He started working at Mittelsted Dodge-Chrysler-Plymouth which he would later purchase and run as Chaska Auto Repair with his Wife, Punky for 30 years, the business continues to thrive as a third-generation family business. Mick and Punky were married on July 3, 1969 and together raised two children, Randy & Michelle. Mick had a large list of hobbies he enjoyed over the years which included boating, water skiing, golf, bowling, woodworking and pheasant hunting. He loved all things Mopar and Trains, but he really had a special place in his heart for flying small planes. He loved hugs, sweet treats and visits from his family. He accomplished many things over the years and will be greatly missed.
Mick is survived by his wife of 54 years, Darlene “Punky”; son, Randy Johnson; granddaughters, Brittany (Dustin) Giles, and Myra (Jeremy) Fries; great-grandchildren, Lincoln, Magnus, and Sawyer Giles; sisters, Joan David and Nancy (Gerald) Welter; other relatives and friends. Greeting Mick in heaven are his daughter, Michelle Carlson; brother, Ronnie Borka; and parents, Eugene and Rosella.
In lieu of flowers the family kindly requests donations be made to the Belle Plaine Area Food Shelf to honor Mick’s memory.
Donations can be sent to:
Belle Plaine Area Food Shelf
128 N Meridian St.
Belle Plaine, MN 56011Print Obituary & Condolences