Leona Berg Obituary

Leona  Berg
Leona Berg

September 25, 1915 - February 5, 2017
Resided in Marinette, WI


Leona (Goldschmidt) Peot Berg, 101, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2017, at her home. She was born September 25, 1915 to Gustav and Olga Goldschmidt in Lena Wis. She married George Peot in 1935. They lived in Chicago, Ill. and Green Bay, Wis. before settling in the Coleman, Wis. area where they farmed. George died in 1955 and in 1958 Leona married Einar Berg, who died in 1961. Leona was the beloved mother of nine children, who gave her 29 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and 29 great-great-grandchildren, all of whom will miss her very much.
Preceding her in death were her children, Phyllis Heil, Beverly Berg Kamps, Tom Berg, Rodney Berg and Einar Berg Jr.; daughters-in-law, Letty Berg and Judy Berg; a son-in-law, Chuck Heil; grandchildren, Tim Heil and Einar Berg; along with her parents, Olga and Gustav; and her siblings. Leona was the last of 14 children in the Goldschmidt family.
She is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Tom) Neumann; sons, David (Kathy) Peot, Greg (Peggy) Berg, and Chris (Cheri) Berg; a son-in-law, Ray (Rose Marie) Kamps; a daughter-in-law, Rita Berg; and is further survived by a beloved granddaughter and caretaker, Amy Heil Irwin and special friend, Debbie Durocher.
Friends may call at Bethel Lutheran Church in Menominee on Thursday, February 9, 2017, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Scott Ehle officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Menominee.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The American Diabetes Association or research for Retinitis Pigmentosa.
Leona's family extends a special thank you to the staff of Washington Square for their compassionate care and kindness.
Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home is assisting the family.




Bethel Lutheran Church
1309 14th Avenue
Menominee, MI
Thursday, February 9, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bethel Lutheran Church
1309 14th Avenue
Menominee, MI
Thursday, February 9, 2017
1:00 PM