Dorothy Berglund Obituary

Dorothy M. Berglund
Dorothy Berglund
Dorothy M. Berglund

April 17, 1916 - October 3, 2008
Born in Princeton, IL
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Dorothy M. Berglund, 92, died, Friday, October 3, 2008 at The Shores of Pleasant Hill, in Pleasant Hill, Iowa. She was born April 17, 1916, the daughter of Walter and Maude Hoover in Princeton, Illinois. She graduated from Princeton High School and was married to John Berglund on February 19, 1939.

Dorothy worked at the Extension Service in Princeton before becoming a homemaker. She loved to entertain friends in her home and be surrounded by family. She was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church in Princeton, where she was active on numerous committees. She moved to Des Moines, Iowa, in 1994 and was active in the Urban Heights Evangelical Covenant Church in Urbandale.

She is survived by 2 daughters, Janet (Don) Rouwenhorst of Pella, and Mary (Pat) Knueven of Urbandale; 4 grandchildren, John Rouwenhorst of Fairbanks, Alaska, Beth (Chuck) Van Devander of Urbandale, Lisa (Richard) Carter of Sarasota, Florida, and Jason (Becky) Knueven of Kansas City, Mo., two great-grandchildren, and five nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, her parents, and two brothers.

Visitation will be 5 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at Iles Funeral Homes – Westover Chapel, with a Service of Remembrance beginning at 7:00pm. Additional services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 10 at Evangelical Covenant Church in Princeton, Illinois, with visitation ½ hour prior to the service, under the direction of Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Princeton. Memorials may be made to either: Urban Heights Evangelical Covenant Church, Urbandale, Iowa, or Evangelical Covenant Church of Princeton, Illinois.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ WESTOVER CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Remembrance Service
Westover Funeral Home
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PENDING, IA US PENDING
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
7:00 PM
Service
Evangelical Covenant Church-Princeton, IL
24 N Main St.
Princeton, IL US 61356
Friday, October 10, 2008
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Oakland Cemetery-Princeton, IL
Princeton, IL US
Friday, October 10, 2008
2:00 PM

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Urban Heights Evangelical Covenant Church
7605 Aurora Ave
Urbandale, IA 50322