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GLADYS SUSAN BERG (published on February 17, 2010)



GLADYS SUSAN BERG (nee ESAU) May 4, 1920 - February 11, 2010 Peacefully on Thursday, February 11, 2010, at Victoria General Hospital, Gladys Berg aged 89 years, went to her eternal rest. Gladys was born near Rosthern, SK. She married Henry in 1940 and came to Manitoba where they lived in Rosenfeld, Dauphin, Winnipeg, Landmark and Morden. A fun loving, energetic mother, Gladys found time to volunteer, doing home nursing, first aid and other community support work. In retirement she and Henry shared a love of birds, baseball, hockey and music. Following his death she lived in Morden and Winnipeg where she remained involved with her family and devoted much time to knitting for several charities and hospital services. Treasured gifts of butterflies and angels decorated her door and home and will go with her. Through increasing illness and suffering Gladys' wit and sense of mischief remained strong to the end. Love that Grammy!' Gladys will be greatly mourned by daughter, Patricia Lohr of Winnipeg, son, Richard and Inez of Ottawa, ON, and former daughter-in-law, Patricia Buhr of Winnipeg. Grammy' will also greatly be missed by her grandchildren, Dorion, Julia, Rachel and Joshua, and a large extended family and many friends, young and old. She is survived by sisters, Lillian (Henry Butch ) Gossen and Louella Bradley. She was predeceased by her dear husband, Henry P. Berg (2002), son, Terry (2008), father, Jacob Esau, mother, Anne (nee Rempel), stepfather, Frank Epp, sister, Esther (Wilf) Hildebrand and brother-in-law, Butch Gossen. Visitations will take place on Wednesday (today), February 17 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Wiebe Funeral Chapel, 1050 Thornhill Street, Morden and on Thursday, February 18 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Chapel Lawn, 4000 Portage Avenue. Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 19 at St. Margaret's Anglican Church, Westminister Avenue and Ethelbert Street, with reception at Lindenwood Manor Heritage Room, 475 Lindenwood Drive East followed by interment at Rosenfeld Cemetery. Special thanks for loving care go to the wonderful staff at Victoria General Hospital and Lindenwood Manor. Wiebe Funeral Chapel, Morden In care of arrangements, 822-4755 www.wiebefuneralhomes.com


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