Kathy Berg Passes Away at 78

Kathy Berg

Iona Katherine “Kathy” Berg, 78, of Irrigon passed away peacefully after a brief illness on May 29, 2021 at Providence St. Vincent Hospital in Portland.

Kathy was born on Jan. 19, 1943 to Harold and Betty Lou Neff Keeler in Port Huron, Mich.

She married Per “Pete” Berg on Dec. 17, 1983 in Elma, Wash.

She enjoyed playing bingo, watching science fiction movies and spending time with her girlfriend in her coffee club.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Per “Pete” Berg of Irrigon; sisters, Doris (John) Huntoon of Port Huron, Mich., Kay (Wilfred) Ruck of Port Huron, Mich., Sheila Mueller of Naples, Fla.; brothers, Patrick Keeler of Port Huron, Mich. and Danny Keeler of Port Huron, Mich.; children, Kimberley Green of Vandebilt, Mich., Cheryl (Mike) Filarski of Irrigon, David J. (Sarah) Green of Glenwood, Minn., Patrick (Shannon) Green of Alpena, Mich., Michele (Allen) House of Perkinston, Miss., and Margaret (Jeff) Lawler of Rochester, Minn.; 18 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Betty Lou Keeler; sisters, Ruby (Keeler) McDonald and LouAnne (Keeler) Grimson; grandson, Daniel J. Brookshire; and nephew, Craig Ruck.

A celebration of life ceremony for Kathy will be held at a later time to be announced.

Flowers can be sent in memory of Kathy Berg in care of Kay Ruck, 1835 Allen Road, Kimball, Mich.

To leave an online condolence for the family or to share memories with her family, please go to burnsmortuaryhermiston.com.

Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.


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