Betty Jane BergstromBetty Jane Bergstrom, 91, of Lake Nebagamon, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Golden Living Center in Superior.
Betty Jane Bergstrom, 91, of Lake Nebagamon, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Golden Living Center in Superior.
Betty was born in Hawthorne on March 19, 1921 the daughter of George and Esther Schueler.
She married Douglas Bergstrom on Dec. 28, 1940 and they moved to Milwaukee in 1941 until retiring to their home on Lake Minnesuing in 1977. They recently celebrated 72 years of marriage.
Betty was a member of Whispering Pines Evangelical Free Church. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and Order of the White Shrine. She had been a leader of the Brownies and Girl Scouts for over 20 years. She enjoyed collecting, sports and she also loved horses.
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Anders Groth; sister, Marian "Chum" Sandeen; and a brother, Eugene "Gene" Schueler.
Betty is survived by her husband, Douglas; two daughters, Pamela (Peter) Lowe of Batavia, Ill. and Sandra (Gregory) Groth of Franklin, Wis.; grandchildren, David, Jennifer, Steven, Gunnar and Gard; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Taia, Alyssa, Nathan and Samuel.
Visitation will begin one hour prior to her 12 Noon funeral service on Friday Mar. 8 at Whispering Pines Evangelical Church in Hawthorne. Rev. Tom Lindberg will officiate. Interment will be in Parkview Cemetery in Hawthorne this spring.
Downs Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign the online guestbook or send condolences at www.downsfh.com.