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Billy Borgmeyer

November 13, 1947 — April 2, 2021


Billy Ambrose Borgmeyer, 73, died Friday (April 2, 2021) at his home in Newton, Ks.

He was born on November 13, 1947 in Elgin, Nebraska, the son of Ambrose and Ruth Broberg Borgmeyer. Bill graduated from Page, Nebraska High School in 1966. He married Linda Elaine Alberts on October 21, 1966 in Fremont, Nebraska.

Bill was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1968 during the Vietnam War. While he was stationed in Germany, Linda joined him for a short time.

After being discharged Bill worked for various construction companies. He became a truck driver for National By-Products and later a diesel mechanic for MSS Transport in Salina until retiring.

For nearly 33 years, Bill and Linda owned and operated the Smokey Valley Trailor Park in Assaria, Kansas. They moved to Salina in 1978 where they lived until moving to Newton three years ago.

Survivors include his wife Linda; daughter Kristina Ketchum and her husband Patrick of the home in Newton; son Michael Borgmeyer and his wife Jana of Shawnee, Ks.; brother James Borgmeyer and wife Mary of Salina; grandchildren Hunter Ketchum, his wife Lyndie and her daughter Milee of Newton, Kohlby Ketchum and his wife Elizabeth of Salina; and an honorary granddaughter Felicia Lama of Wichita.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents and sister Judy Borgmeyer-Butterfield.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday (April 8, 2021) at the Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton.

The casket will be open at the funeral home between 4:00 P.M. and 8:00 P.M., on Wednesday (April 7th) during which the family will receive friends.

Condolences may be left at

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton, Ks.

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