|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1918|
|Death: ||Jan. 10, 2005|
Borghild Viola Berg, 87, of Eau Claire died Monday, January 10, 2005, at home. She was born in the town of Chimney Rock, Wis., on January 1, 1918, to Carl and Minnie (Insteness) Sletten. Borghild was baptized and confirmed from Chimney Rock Lutheran Church.
She moved to Eau Claire in 1936 and graduated from Eau Claire High School with the class of 1937. Borghild married Gordon A. Berg on November 18, 1945, in Chimney Rock. As her health declined over the past years, she was lovingly cared for by her granddaughter, Holly Johnson.
She has been a member of Grace Lutheran Church since 1945.
Borghild is survived by her three children, Jean (George) Gfall of New Richmond, Wis., Judy (Tom) Laliberte of Oregon, Wis., and Paul (Teresa) Berg of St. Paul, Minn.; five grandchildren, George Gfall, Karl Gfall of New Richmond, Adam (Dawn) Johnson of Atlanta, Ga., Holly Johnson of Eau Claire, and Cameron Laliberte of Shreveport, La.; two great-grandsons, Joseph and Jacob Johnson, both of Atlanta; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon, in 1991; infant son, David; her parents; a brother, Lester Sletten; a sister Ruth Sletten; and sister-in-law, Myrtle Sletten.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 14, 2005, at Grace Lutheran Church with Reverend Rolf A. Nestingen officiating. Burial will be in Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Family and friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Friday at church.
Borghild’s family requests memorials are directed to Grace Lutheran Church, 202 West Grand Avenue, Eau Claire, Wis., 54703, or Northwest Wisconsin HomeCare, 2620 Stein Boulevard, Eau Claire, Wis., 54702.
To express condolences online, please visit obituaries at www.lenmarkfh.com.
Gordon A. Berg (1921 - 1991)
David Gordon Berg (1947 - 1947)*
Northside Lutheran Cemetery
Eau Claire County
Maintained by: Mary Fisher
Originally Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Jan 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10309451
Rest in peace...|
Added: Jul. 25, 2012