Sally Hamberg, 77, Albert Lea

Published 7:05 am Monday, May 28, 2012

A celebration of life for Sally Ann Hamberg, age 77, of Albert Lea, will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday at the Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Todd Walsh will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Bayview. Online condolences are welcome at

Sally Hamberg

Sally died on Saturday, May 26, 2012, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.

SallyAnn Hamberg was born on Dec. 13, 1934, in Austin, the daughter of Harry and Theresa (Hour) Dugan. She grew up in Austin, Olivia and Albert Lea, graduating from Albert Lea High School. On March 15, 1953, Sally was married to Donald Hamberg at the Oakland Lutheran Church. Sally was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. She worked as a forklift operator in the shipping department at Streater’s for over 29 years. After her retirement, Sally worked part-time in security at Diamond Jo Casino. She enjoyed bowling, gambling, spending time outside on her John Deere mower, watching wrestling, supporting the Minnesota Twins and Vikings, and spending time with her grandkids. Sally enjoyed talking and loved to visit with people. Blessed be her memory.

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Survivors include her husband Donald, her children Jim (Jane) Hamberg and their son Jim (J.J.), Debbie Hamberg and her daughter Karizma, and Tammy Hamberg and her son Jake; sisters Jackie Morfit and Pam Etchitson; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Sally was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Terry Dean and her sister Patsy.