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Dolores Elizabeth (Busch) Berg

January 4, 1925 ~ May 21, 2019 (age 94)
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Dolores E. (Busch) Berg, 94, passed away peacefully on May 21, 2019. Dolores was born January 4, 1925 in Kimberly, daughter of the late Mathias and Wilhemia “Minnie” (Hanegraaf) Busch. On June 7, 1945 she was united in holy marriage to Hubert Berg at Holy Name Catholic Church, Kimberly, sharing 58 years together.

Dolores was a secretary for the Berg Corporation for many years, retiring at age 58. She was an active member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and St. Elizabeth Auxiliary for many years. She volunteered at the St. Elizabeth gift shop, Outagamie County Health Center (Brewster Village) and St. Vincent DePaul. Shopping and traveling were her favorite pastimes. Her greatest joy in life was her family and family gatherings.

She is survived by her five daughters, Virginia (Arnold) Isaacson, Appleton, Marlene (Charles) Mulroy, Hortonville, Barbara Adkins (Ron Covais), Alexandria, VA, Kathryn (Bryan) Dunn, Sugarland, TX, Joanne Berg (Sue Riseling), Madison. Twelve grandchildren, Kris (Todd) Larson, Douglas (Lori) Bellile, Mark (Lisa) Bellile, Pamela Mulroy, Joelle Mulroy Cluff, Brian (Kim) Mulroy, Jennifer Johnston, Jeffery White, Jessica Dunn, Danielle Dunn, Erin and Nathan Nagy. Thirteen great-grandchildren she called her “greats”, Dru, Josie and Maggie Larson, Taylor, Erica and Morgan Bellile, Courtney (Mason) Nicholson, Ally and Jacob Bellile, London, Cecily and Grace Cluff, Jevis and Kody Mulroy, Aiden Johnston and two great-great grandchildren, Parker Mischler and Nolan Nicholson. One sister, Betty Ann Winsted. Dolores is further survived by her husband’s family, Theresa Berg, Little Chute, Joan Janz, Appleton, Loretta (Gerald) Schulz, Seymour, Anna (Richard) Hayes, Neenah, Florence Walker, Appleton, Victor Berg, Appleton, Vincent (Ione) Berg, Grand Chute, Adam (Char) Berg, Grand Chute, Richard (Jean) DeBroux, Combined Locks.

Dolores is preceded in death by her beloved husband Hubert in 2003, two sisters Elayne Weyenberg, Jeri Van Duerzen. Four brothers, Robert, Thomas, James and Anthony Busch. Thirteen brothers-in-law, Ben Weyenberg, Paul Van Duerzen, James Winsted, Francis, Gerald, John, Jerome, Leo, Peter, Carlton and George Berg, Peter Janz and Paul Walker. Eleven sisters-in-law, Delores Busch, Jenny Busch, Margaret Maxfield, Evelyn DeBroux, Judy, Geraldine, Laverne, Verona, Anita, Mildred and Leone Berg.

The funeral liturgy for Dolores will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 11:00AM at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 1617 N. Pine St. Appleton with Father Jude Egbuna officiating. Visitation will be held at the church from 9:00AM-10:45AM.  A private family entombment will be at the Star of Hope Mausoleum (Highland Memorial Park), Appleton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Agape Services for Developmentally Disabled.

Special thanks to Brewster Village staff (The Lodge) and ThedaCare Hospice.

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