Lois June Berg, 81, of Gladstone, Michigan passed away peacefully at home on September 25, 2019, with her son, Alan at her side.
Lois was born June 15, 1938 in Escanaba, the daughter of Albert and Sadie (Strom) Mattson. She was raised in the Gladstone area and graduated from the Gladstone High School in 1956
On September 2, 1961, Lois was united in marriage to Harold George Berg at the Bethel Evangelical Free Church (currently New Horizons Free Methodist) in Gladstone. They had two sons and enjoyed 55 years together until Harold’s passing in 2017.
She was employed as office manager at a local insurance agency from high school on through retirement. Lois was a member of the Escanaba Ladies Elks and Women’s Auxiliary of the American Legion Post 71 in Gladstone.
Lois was not only a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she was also very dedicated to her faith in God. She was a lifelong and active member of her church, where she served over 60 years as both organist and choir pianist-, most notably playing for their annual Christmas Cantata. Not only did she hava a great love of gospel hymns, she enjoyed traveling around the country and Europe, cooking, watching her daily soap operas and hosting many family and friends over the years. She was also an avid Green Bay Packer fan and “card sender”, never forgetting birthdays, anniversaries, or a special occasion.
Lois was a lovingly warm and compassionate person that always put the needs of others before her own. She will be forever remembered for the boundless hugs, generosity and love shared with those that were blessed to know her.
Lois is survived by her loving son, Alan Berg of Bradenton, Florida; granddaughters, Ashley (Berg) Bricker of St. Paul, Minnesota and Heather (Curtis) Bizeau of Gladstone; great grandsons, Zakary, Ashton, Barrett and Logan; former daughter-n-law, Susan (Dahn) Berg; one aunt, many cousins, nieces, nephews and numerous dear friends.
In addition to her parents, Albert and Sadie (Strom) Mattson, Lois was precede in death by her husband, Harold and son, Terry.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude for the exceptional home-health care provided by her aide, Laura, as well as local Hospice.
Funeral services for Lois will be held at a later date and will be announced by the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone.