Muriel Berglund, age 93, of Litchfield, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at Meeker Manor Rehabilitation Center in Litchfield.
Memorial Services will be held Friday, November 17, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Interment will be in the Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be one hour prior to the service all at the church.
Muriel Carrie Berglund was born on June 13, 1924, in Hutchinson, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Henry and Carrie (Lambke) Froemming. Muriel was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth. She received her education in Hutchinson and was a graduate of the Hutchinson High School Class of 1941.
On August 10, 1941, Muriel was united in marriage to Harvey Berglund at The Justice of Peace in Cokato, Minnesota. Their marriage was blessed with four children, Beverly, Dean, Gary, and Meredith. Following their marriage, Muriel and Harvey farmed with Muriel’s parents in Hutchinson Township. In 1945, they moved their young family to a farm in Danielson Township, where they lived until they bought their own farm by Harold Lake in 1951. They retired from farming in 1990. Muriel and Harvey shared 60 years of marriage, before Harvey passed away on May 17, 2002.
Muriel worked in the lunch room at Gloria Dei Manor in Litchfield for several years. She was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield being involved in Bible Study, Ladies Aid, and various other church activities.
Muriel enjoyed cooking, gardening, bowling, dancing, being with her pets, and playing cards. She cherished the time she spent with her family, especially her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Muriel was a resident at Gloria Dei Manor Apartments, Gloria Dei Manor Memory Care, and then Meeker Manor Rehabilitation Center on January 9, 2013. Muriel passed away there on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at the age of 93 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Muriel is survived by her:
Children, Beverly Welch of Minneapolis, MN,
Dean Berglund and his wife, Jeannie of Princeton, MN,
Gary Berglund and LaVonne of Willmar, MN, and
Meredith Elj and her husband, Nathan of Litchfield, MN;
Numerous Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren;
Nephews, Walter Froemming and his wife, Kathryn of Hutchinson, MN,
Dale Froemming and his wife, Helen of Hutchinson, MN;
Many other relative and friends.
Muriel was preceded in death by her Parents, Henry and Carrie Froemming; Husband, Harvey Berglund; Grandchildren, Kimberly Welch and Darren Berglund; Great-Grandson, Adam Otto; Siblings, Sylvia (Richard) Rasmussen, Walter (Thelma) Froemming, Pearl (Earl) Lippert, Stella (Arthur) Hendricksen, Raymond (Helen) Froemming; and Son-In-Law, Daniel Welch.
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