An article from the May 2, 1929, Lowell Tribune was found in the Local History clipping files at the Lowell Public Library (LH--Vital Statistics, vol. 3, page 96):
This community was greatly shocked Monday evening when it was learned that Mrs. P.A. Berg had passed away very suddenly in the Mercy Hospital in Chicago, where she underwent an operation a few days ago. The last report Monday was that she was getting along nicely and the family felt that she would soon be with them again. Word came a few minutes after six o'clock that she had died very suddenly. Funeral service will be held at the St. Edward Catholic church on Saturday morning at 9 o'clock, standard time. Obituary next week.
The following May 9, 1929, Lowell Tribune obituary appeared on page 1, column 5:
She was united in marriage with Peter A. Berg on November 22, 1898, to which union were born seven children, all of whom are living excepting Mildred who preceded her mother to eternal reward on October 18, 1918.
She is survived by her husband, Peter A. Berg of Lowell, Indiana, her children, Ruth, Dorothy and Virginia of Chicago, Harold of South Gate, California, and Catherine and Bobby, of Lowell, eight brothers, four sisters, besides a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at St. Edward's Catholic church, at Lowell, on Saturday, May 4, 1929, at 9:00 o'clock. Requiem high nass was sung by the Rev. A.J. Kroeger, assisted by Rev. F.C. Rothermel, of Reynolds, Indiana, and Rev. S.J. Ryder of Gary, Indiana. Ther sermon was delivered by Father Ryder who was formerly pastor in Lowell. Interment was in St. Edward Cemetery at Lowell, Indiana, in charge of Weaver and Son.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank friends, relatives and neighbors for the sympathy shown us during the illness and death of our beloved wife and mother. Such kindness and love in our hour of bereavement will always be cherished in fond remembrance.
Signed: P.A. Berg and children.
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