John Borst


John Michael "Mike" Borst, longtime resident of Cleveland, passed away on Wednesday morning, Nov. 28, 2018, surrounded by his family.

Mike grew up in Iowa, where he went to Iowa State then graduated from the University of Arkansas. Mike loved his Razorbacks and was also a World War II history enthusiast, with a passion for tanks.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Kevin Borst; and grandfather, Vernon Lansrud.

Left behind to cherish his memory is his loving fiancée, Maureen Goncalves; his parents, Max and MaryAnn Borst; his son, Will Borst; two daughters, Lauren and Meredith Borst; three nephews, Brad, Matt and Andrew; and his future stepdaughters, Melissa and Julia Goncalves. He valued the many friends he leaves behind, especially Doug Fuller.

In his time with us, Mike enriched the lives of many people. Remember him as one who loved what he did, and those he came in contact with, wherever he was. 

He was a participant in life!

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Chattanooga, Cleveland location.

The family will be receiving friends on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at Broad Street United Methodist Church, with the visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. and the service to follow.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Mike or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at .

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Borst family with these arrangements.    


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