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Dolores J. Berg

Dolores J. Berg

Oct. 16, 1928 - Nov.12, 2008

CYRUS -- Dolores Joy Berg, 80, of Cyrus died Wednesday at Long Prairie Memorial Hospital in Long Prairie.

The service will be at 1 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cyrus. Burial will in Cyrus South Cemetery, rural Cyrus.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service today at the church. Arrangements are by Pedersen Funeral Home, Morris.

She was born Oct. 16, 1928, in Morris to Harry and Ella Juergenson. She attended country school and graduated from Morris High School. She worked at the Cyrus Farmer's Elevator as a bookkeeper.

She married Allan Herbert Berg on Oct. 28, 1950. They lived in Alabama and then in St. Paul. They moved to Lake Minnewaska in Starbuck and then Cyrus where they owned and operated the Berg Oil Co. for many years. She did seasonal work for the Cyrus Elevator and started driving school bus for Cyrus Schools in 1984.

She and the family competed at horse shows.

She is survived by three sons: Bryan (and Lois Kay) Berg of Long Prairie, Brad (and Cindy) Berg of Saginaw and Eric (and Lori) Berg of Cyrus; one daughter: Sue Berg of Bloomington; seven grandchildren; one brother: Clarence (and Evelyn) Juergensen of Morris; and one sister: Carol (and Dale) Erickson of Appleton.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Sept. 4, 1987.