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Rev Paul V. Berggren
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Birth: May 22, 1917
Leonardville
Riley County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 2005
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA

Rev. Berggren was a well-known and respected Lutheran minister in the Chicago area for nearly 30 years. He had previously served parishes in Stockton, CA and South Bend, IN. He retired to Oxford, WI where he continued his ministry as interim pastor at several churches in the area. Rev. Berggren fulfilled many important missions during his career, including the erection of two new church buildings, the revival of Christ the King in the Loop (downtown Chicago), the completion of a book on the power of tithing, and the procurement of the Ecce Homo statue for the Bethany College campus. Rev. Berggren was outspoken in his drive for world peace and social justice. He was a true social activist who defended the equal rights of minorities and refugees. Rev. Berggren will be fondly remembered for his heartfelt sermons and thorough dedication to both his faith and his family. 
 
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 Parents:
  Amelia E. Berggren (1886 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen Swanson Berggren (1923 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Scott McManimen
Record added: Jul 03, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11283693
Rev Paul V. Berggren
Added by: Lisa Swanson Ellam
 
Rev Paul V. Berggren
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Rev Paul V. Berggren
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For my wonderful Uncle Paul, the best story teller in the family!
- Lisa Swanson Ellam
 Added: May. 31, 2009

- Diana
 Added: Mar. 21, 2009

- Janet Euler- Brady
 Added: Sep. 1, 2006
 
 
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