Betty H. Berggren departed this life to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 21, 2008, at the age of 83.
She was the daughter of the late Rudolph and Natalie (Nee: Montag) Becker. Betty was born in Racine on January 30, 1925, and was a lifelong resident of Racine.
Betty graduated from Park High School in 1943 and Dominican College in 1958. She earned Master's degrees from the University of Wisconsin and Cardinal Stritch. In 1985 Betty was named Special Services Teacher of the Year. She retired from Racine Unified School District in 1987 after thirty years of service.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Jayme Berggren of New Berlin, WI; her grandchildren, Kyle and Joy; other loving relatives and cherished friends. She will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held at the Racine Assembly of God Church, 1325 Airline Road, Friday, June 27, 2008, at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Chris Fuchs officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Thursday from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. and Friday at the church from 10:00 A.M. until time of service. Memorials in memory of Betty Berggren may be made to the church or to the Salvation Army.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888