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Margaret Ellen Bergstrom

June 14, 2017

Obituary

Margaret Ellen Bergstrom, 89, of Austin, died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 unexpectedly at her home. Margaret was born August 5, 1927 in Janesville, Minnesota to Hector and Mary Ellen (Goebel) Seys. They moved to Waterville and farmed. They moved to Austin in 1942. Margaret graduated from Pacelli High School in 1945. She worked at Hormel, that is where she met Norbert Bergstrom and they married on April 16, 1947 at St. Augustine Catholic Church. They lived their married life on Rt. #4 or also known as “Old Plymouth Avenue.” Margaret was a homemaker and later worked at Comforcare Nursing home for several years. Maggie “B” loved her country home that Norb and she built 64 years ago. She loved gardening, canning pickles, baking, writing postcards and letters. Her family was her life. She always had coffee made and a sweet treat for all those that stopped by. Survivors include seven children, Monica Grimm, Ronald (Mary Gaye) Bergstrom, RJ (Dedee) Bergstrom, all of Austin, MN, Pam (Mike) Brady, Rochester, MN, Jeff Bergstrom, Litchfield, MN, Lori (Theresa) Mellin, Richfield, MN, Terri Bergstrom, Austin, MN; 15 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; four siblings, Kate (Ray) Hansen, Waterville, MN, Lucille (Cliff) Paulick, Milwaukee, WI, Juliann Seys, Eddie Seys, both of Austin, MN. She is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Norbert Bergstrom; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Agnes (Hoban) Bergstrom; infant sister, Pearl Seys; parents, Hector and Mary Ellen Seys; great grandson, Ellis Bergstrom; daughter-in-law, Jeanne Bergstrom. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00 am on Monday, June 19, 2017 at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father John Traufler officiating. Friends may call one hour before the service at the church on Monday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery
4th Drive SW
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Monday, June 19 2017
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

St. Augustine Catholic Church
405 4th Street NW
Austin MN 55912


Service

Monday, June 19 2017
10:00 AM

St. Augustine Catholic Church
405 4th Street NW
Austin MN 55912

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