Shirley Ann Bergstrom, 90
Shirley Ann Bergstrom, 90, of Austin, Minnesota, died on Tuesday, May 12, 202,0 at Primrose.
Shirley Ann Nemitz was born on Jan. 24, 1930, in Austin to Henry and Anna (Norris) Nemitz. She graduated from Austin High School and worked as a dental assistant. On Oct. 10, 1948, she married Donald Bergstrom. Sal and Don raised five children together on their family farm in Austin. They belonged to Christ Episcopal Church. Sal volunteered at the Red Cross and sewed countless baby blankets for missions. She enjoyed growing people and flowers. Her passions in life were her family and friends.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Donald. Sal is survived by her daughter, Suzan (David) Avery, Jefferson City, Missouri, Sara (Bob) Avery-Babel, Garnet, Linden, Kate (Shaun) Sherrard, Kaden, Brecklan and Laura Avery; daughter, Mary Anna (Terry) Heimsness, Austin; daughter, DeAnna (Mark) Mandler, Brownsdale, Minnesota, Luke (Sarah) Mandler, Jens, Caleb, Lila, Anna (Clay) Levine, Jayden, Kendra, Melissa Offner, Trenton, Tobias, Arabella, Aubrey, Annika, Vanessa Mandler, Allie Mae, Kynzie, Henry Mandler, Garrett, Taylor and Emmett; daughter, Rosalie (Steve) Ivers, Austin, Samantha (Matt) Steffen, Jack, Thomas, Tessa Ivers and Colton Ivers; and son, Jack (Shari) Bergstrom, Austin, Gavin, Grace, Gretta and Gloria.
Private services were held at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin with the Rev. David Avery officiating. Honorary bearers were Luke Mandler, Henry Mandler, Gavin Bergstrom, Colton Ivers, Kaden Sherrard, Brecklan Sherrard, Shaun Sherrard, Bob Avery-Babel, Clay Levine, Matt Steffen, Lowell Sorg, Kevin Sorg, Ray Rauen, R.J. Bergstrom, Dave Simon, Steve Severson and Kirk Luthe. Casket bearers were Jack Bergstrom, Terry Heimsness, Mark Mandler and Steve Ivers.