|Birth: ||Dec. 10, 1925|
|Death: ||Jan. 10, 2010|
Geraldine Berggren, 84, of St. Paul died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at her home. Geraldine was born Dec. 10, 1925, in St. Paul to Ralph and Madeline (Bisgard) Calvin.
She was united in marriage to Lloyd Berggren on Aug. 20, 1947, at First Presbyterian Church in St. Paul. He preceded her in death.
Survivors are: sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Barbara Berggren of Wood River, Ron and Julia Berggren of Arlington, Texas and Daryl and Alisa Berggren of Bentonville, Ark.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim and Donna Calvin of St. Paul and Ron and Pat Calvin of Omaha; grandchildren, Pam and Bryan Flynn, Kristi and Jeff Hebert, Richie Berggren and his fiance, Sarah Newsome, Matthew and Marla Berggren, Heather Berggren and her fiance, Chris Croft, Calvin and Lesli Berggren and Ellen Berggren; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Brandon and Megan Hebert and Zach and Tyler Flynn and a host of friends and relatives.
Geraldine was raised in St. Paul and attended St. Paul Schools where she graduated in 1943. After her schooling, she taught rural school in District 8 & 79 near St. Paul for three years. The couple moved to the family farm where they lived and farmed until 1988, when they moved into St. Paul. Her husband, Lloyd died on April 23, 2005. Geraldine continued to live in St. Paul for the remainder of her life.
She enjoyed quilting, sewing, crossword puzzles, reading, cooking and baking. Geraldine liked to collect thimbles. She helped with 4-H when her children were active in it.
Geraldine was a member of the United Methodist Church in St. Paul and was active in the United Methodist Women. She was a member of a local extension club, the Howard County Historical Society and was active in the Farmers Union. She was a member of the Howard County Hospital Auxiliary where she volunteered at the thrift shop.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; and son, Howard Berggren.
Lloyd E. C. Berggren (1923 - 2005)
Fairdale Sunrise Cemetery
Created by: CPR
Record added: Jan 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46620979