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Erin Allison Sparks Bergbower
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1976
Richland County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 2012
Richland County
Illinois, USA

Erin A. (Sparks) Bergbower, 36, of Claremont, died at 1:03 p.m. Sunday, December 2, 2012, in rural Richland County.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, December 6 at Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney and from 9-11 a.m. Friday, December 7 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Newton. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 7 at the church with Father Joe Molloy and Father Al Kemme officiating. Burial will be in Trexler Cemetery in rural Newton.

Erin was born October 14, 1976, in Olney, the daughter of Tony and Sue (Dhom) Sparks. She married Barry Bergbower on November 21, 2009, in Olney.

She enjoyed cooking and being outdoors, especially camping and fishing with her husband, Barry. She was a hard worker and very dedicated to her job at Richland Memorial Hospital, where she worked as an assistant dietitian. She loved being with her friends and family, especially her twin sister and soul mate. Everyone will miss her dearly.

Erin is survived by her parents, Tony and Sue Sparks, of Newton; twin sister, Jennifer Lewis and her husband, Brad, of Newton; brother, Scott Sparks and his wife, Virginia, of St. Louis; brother, Gregg Sparks and his wife, Jami, of Effingham; brother, Jesse Sparks and his wife, Mendy, of Kansas City, Mo.; and nieces and nephews, Mark, Brian, Samantha, Gracey, Gary, Tyler, Kaylee, Jacob and Jetta.

Memorials may be made to Autism Speaks or St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.

Condolences may be made at

Olney Daily Mail (IL) Dec. 2, 2012

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  Barry Evan Bergbower (1964 - 2012)
Trexler Cemetery
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Janice (Teel) Crites
Record added: Dec 03, 2012
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Erin Allison <i>Sparks</i> Bergbower
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- Stacey
 Added: Aug. 3, 2013
Now you will live forever, together, with God
- Kathy (Kuenstler) Hursta ღ
 Added: Dec. 5, 2012
May you and your husband rest in eternal sweet peace together!
- Janice (Teel) Crites
 Added: Dec. 3, 2012

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