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Fiksdal Funeral Service
Tuesday June 18th, 2013

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Dolores Berg

Dolores Berg, 87 of Webster died on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Bethesda Home in Webster. Her funeral will be at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Fiksdal Funeral Chapel in Webster, Pastor Marion Grimes officiating. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Lily. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Monday 5-7 P.M. with a 7 P.M. prayer service. Dolores Pippert was born on Monday, August 24, 1925 to Ray and Matie (Clausen) Pippert in Clark, South Dakota. She grew up in the Bancroft/Crandall/Butler areas and went to Sunnyside country school and graduated from Butler High School in 1943. After high school she went out to Seattle, Washington to work with her sister, Carol as a riveter on the wing sections of the Boeing B-17 bombers. She returned to the area and taught school for one year at Oak Gulch/Crandall school. She married her high school sweetheart, Marvin Berg of Lily on May 29, 1946 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Aberdeen. The couple lived in Aberdeen for a few months before returning to Lily where they resided for 57 years. While in Lily she served as the Lily Lutheran Church secretary and town clerk for many years. She was also a charter member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Lily. She worked at Dakotah, Inc. and Dakota Diner before retiring. For many years, she took care of her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Grace and Peter Berg. After Marvin’s death in 2003 she moved to Webster and has lived in her own home until her recent illness. Her hobbies included canning, bowling, gardening and tending to her flowers. She enjoyed fishing and spending time at her lake cabin. She was a wonderful cook and liked getting her family together for any special occasion. She enjoyed time with the family and playing cards. She especially enjoyed visits from her kids, grandkids and great grandkids. She always enjoyed visits from her son, Larry and his dog, Bear. Dolores passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Webster, South Dakota at the age of 87 years, 9 months and 20 days. Survivors include her three sons, Larry Berg of Webster, Steve (Susan) Berg of Lily and Michael (Rebecca) Berg of Dubuque, IA; three daughters, Linda (Jim) Kane of Enemy Swim Lake, Gloria (John) Ewalt of Webster and Bonnie Berg of Sioux Falls, SD; eleven grandchildren, Lori (Daniel Gregory) Kane, Jennifer (Cam Newlin) Kane, Lisa (Barry) Loomis, Jason (Jen) Berg, Brad Berg, Cory (Jessica) Berg, Amy (Ja`mie) Jones, Peter (& fiancé, Stefanie Felton) Berg, Melissa (Dustin) Lee, Kasey Sinning and Logan Sinning; three step-grandchildren, Amanda (Jesse) Sell, Heather Finstad and Jamie Finstad; five great grandchildren, Zachary and Tanner Loomis, Liam Berg, Kadance Streyle and Abigail Sell; two sisters-in-law, Doris Evenson of Minneapolis, MN and Joyce Jensen of Joliette, WY; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, siblings, Carol (Burt), Bill and infant brother and brothers-in-law, Orville Evenson and Richard Jensen.

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So sorry to hear of your loss. We were thinking and praying for your whole family during the last week and more. I have lots of great memories of visits to the house in Lily and the cabin at Enemy Swim. Aunt Del always made me feel welcome and part of the family. Even with all of the mouths she had to feed, there was always room for one more. She was always interested in what I had been up to and would always have some kind of treat to share. She'd even laugh at my silly jokes and puns - that's a true sign of one who is filled with grace. Peace to you all as you celebrate the memories of a very special lady. Love, Doug & Laura Evenson

Doug Evenson Jun 24 2013 12:00 AM

Our sympathies to all of the Berg family for the loss of your mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother Delores.

Anthony & Lisa Bjerke and family Jun 18 2013 12:00 AM

Extending our very deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother & grandmother, Dolores. May God's grace and the hope of His promises embrace you now and always. We will remember each of you in thought and prayer. Marge & LeRoy Kilber

mak47@abe.midco.net Jun 18 2013 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. It wouldn't hurt so much if we didn't love so much... We are with you in spirit on this special day of home going...Wish we were eatting the celebration lunch with you all right now. Lots of great memories of the favorite place to go during childhood! Aunt Del usually didn't let me get away with too much of my usual shinanigans, but she'd laugh along until she sent us out to the yard-- especially too much Donald duck! Hugs and prayers to all. Love Dave and Marvene Evenson

Dave Evenson Jun 18 2013 12:00 AM


LARRY LYNCH Jun 17 2013 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dolores Berg

LARRY LYNCH Jun 17 2013 12:00 AM

We are so sorry to hear of ma's passing, she was such a wonderful person. I always enjoyed visiting with her, she would tell you always what was on her mind. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of your loss. Lanny & Donna

Lanny & Donna Flatten Jun 17 2013 12:00 AM

To all of my extended Berg family...............Delores was kind, and one of a kind! I have countless wonderful memories of her and your entire family on visits to Lily as I was growing up. Del was a pistol and life was never dull with her around. I count myself so fortunate she was a part of my life. I regret that distance prevented me from spending time with her and all of you as the years have passed. You are all on my heart..........there is probably a game of whist going on now with Bub, Grace, Pete and Del. Love and condolences to each of you. Kathy Jensen Baber

Kathleen Jensen Baber Jun 17 2013 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dolores Berg

Kathleen Jensen Baber Jun 17 2013 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dolores Berg

lugnut39@abe.midco.net Jun 17 2013 12:00 AM

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