Friday, April 6, 2012

Elaine B. (Richter) Berg

Elaine Blanche Berg, age 91, passed away Friday, April 6, 2012, at her residence. She was born in Manitowoc, WI, on November 30, 1920, daughter of the late Herman and Marie (Nee: Wierek) Richter.

Elaine served in the Womens Army Corps during WWII and also served during the Korean War when called up from the reserves. On June 30, 1956, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church she was united in marriage to Harley H. Berg, who preceded her in death January 30, 1983. Elaine was employed by M&I Bank for many years, retiring in 1978 as an executive secretary. She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. She enjoyed reading and was an avid sports fan, following the Braves, Cubs  and Packers. She also enjoyed golf and bowling. She will be dearly missed.

Surviving are a brother and two sisters-in-law, David and Lois Richter, Catherine Richter, all of Racine; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Richter; and her sister, Jacqueline (Jack) Hansen.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, April 12, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 6400 Spring St., with Reverend Terry Huebner officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Memorials to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church have been suggested.

The family wishes to give a special thank you to Carol Richter and Hospice Alliance for their loving and compassionate care.

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