Beatrice J. Berg, 82, Albert Lea

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 14, 2003

The funeral service for Beatrice J. Berg of Albert Lea will be 10 a.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran Church, Albert Lea. The Rev. Todd Walsh will officiate. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, and one hour before the service at the church.

Beatrice died Monday, Aug. 11, 2003, at St. John’s Lutheran Home. She was 82 years old.

Beatrice J. Berg was born on July 2, 1921, to Milo 0. and Margaret M. (Morgan) Bolton in Boston, Mass. She graduated from high school with a major in tailoring. Sally attended the New Hampshire Hospital School of Nursing and passed her boards in June 1945. During World War II, she corresponded with Orville M. Berg of New Richland. They married on Nov. 18, 1945. Sally was active in the community of Albert Lea where they lived and worked. Sally began working at St. John’s in 1963. She went from a floor nurse to assistant administrator. Sally retired on July 1, 1986.

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Her parents; her brother, “Bud”; her sister, “Dolly,” of Massachusetts; and her husband, Orville M. Berg of Albert Lea, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children: Julie A. Peters and her husband Greg of Roanoke, Texas, and Paul Berg and his wife Alice of Ham Lake, Minn.; five grandchildren: David and Michael Berg, and R. Jai, Chase and Amber Peters; her sister-in-law, Rosalyn; and three nieces and five nephews.