Virginia Berg


Virginia “Ginny” Berg, 87, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021, in Duluth, MN.

Virginia Mae, the daughter of Lawrence and Nora (Danielson) Anderson, was born January 1, 1934, in the Township of Angus, MN and was awarded Baby of the Year for being the first born in Polk County. She will be laid to rest with her husband, Harold Berg, at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in MN.

She attended grade school in Angus, MN, and graduated at the top of her class in 1951 from Warren High School in MN. Ginny lived and raised her family in Farmington, MN, where she also served as a Commander of the American Legion Auxiliary. She married Harold Berg in 1980 and moved to Hastings, MN. Her long and lustrous career in bookkeeping/ accounting included employment at the County Courthouse, Rapid City, SD; Woodcraft, Farmington, MN; Monroe Co., Rosemount, MN; the University of MN and Dakota County Employee Relations until she retired in December 2003. Ginny enjoyed cooking, crafting and traveling with Harold to Legionnaire Conventions which took her as far east as Washington, DC and as far west as Hawaii. She will be remembered by her family and friends for her selflessness and love of family.

She is survived by her sister, Frances Johnson of Clearwater, KS; sister-inlaw, Marlene Anderson of Fargo, ND; sons: Larry (Beverly) Nowacki of Finland, MN; David Nowacki of Farmington, MN; and daughters: Jane Nowacki of Shelton, WA and Kim Stowers of Gilbert, AZ. She is also survived by six grandsons, eleven great-grandchildren and six nieces.

Ginny was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Berg; parents; brothers: Wallace Anderson and Hubert Anderson; sister-in-law, Lois Anderson; brother-in-law, Robert Johnson and son-inlaw, Michael Stowers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: WAO (Warren, Alvarado, Oslo) Education Foundation, Box, 125, Warren, MN 56762 Memorial services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 3, 2021, at Starkson Family Life Celebration Chapel of Hastings.

Graveside services will be held 1:30 p.m. December 15, 2021 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.

Family and friends are cordially invited to a visitation for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and to a reception immediately following the service at the American Legion in Hastings.

For guestbook and further information, please visit www.hastingsmnfuneral. com Arrangements are being completed by Starkson Family Life Celebration Chapel of Hastings.

December 1, 2021