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Berg, Jane Wisdom Mrs. – Obituary

Jane Wisdom Berg, 85, of Eugene, died March 24, 2003.

A celebration of life private memorial will be held March 30 at the Eugene Hotel, 222 E. Broadway. The Rest Haven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Berg was born May 9, 1917, in Baker to Lenore and John W. Wisdom Jr.

She lived in Baker until 1923, when she moved to Portland. She also lived in Eugene, Pleasant Hill, Sunriver and Cottage Grove.

In 1950, she married William “Bill” Berg. They were married 45 years.

Mrs. Berg trained horses at Pendleton and Baker in the 1940s, and at Berg’s Holly Ridge Ranch from 1953 to 1979.

Her hobbies included golf, travel, fly-fishing, painting and needlepoint. She was a member of Soroptomists International and the P.E.O. Sisterhood.

She is survived by her children, Bradley of Florence, John of Portland, Bruce and his wife, Shiela, of Springfield, and Jeff and his wife, Julie, of Talent; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William, and her sister, Barbara.

Memorial contributions may be made to Chapter DF, P.E.O. Sisterhood in care of Rest Haven Funeral Home, 3900 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97405.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, March 27, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor

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