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Irene L. Berg

Irene L. Berg

December 26, 1913 April 5, 2014

Irene L. Berg, 100, of Willmar, died Saturday, April 5th, at her home. Family burial took place at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar. Arrangements were with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar.

Irene Lucille Leipold was born on December 26, 1913, in Clara City, Minnesota, the daughter of John August and Werdena (Christians) Leipold. She grew up in Willmar where she graduated from high school. While in high school, Irene participated and lettered for three years in basketball.

On December 23, 1935, she was united in marriage to William Thomas Berg in Estherville, IA. They lived in Willmar following their marriage.

Surviving are her children, Arlene Berg of Bradenton, FL; William (and Michelle) Berg of Annandale; Judy (and Larry) Lindor of Willmar; John (and Helen) Berg of Fergus Falls; Jean (and Don) Hanson of Annandale; six grandchildren, Connie (and Scott) Muellner, Scott (and Jelena) Lindor, Dena Shaddock, Lisa (and Brandon) Juran, Sarah Berg, and William Berg; two great grandsons, Aleksandar Lindor and Neil Juran. Also surviving are her brothers, James (and Ruth) Leipold of New London and William (and Val) Leipold of Lincoln, NE as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, William, infant daughter, Jane and siblings, Margaret Sletten, Dorothy Harrison, John Leipold, Gladys Johnson and Betty Hanson.