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BERGSTROM, Muriel Elizabeth
Born Muriel Elizabeth Bergstrom, August 31, 1926 in the Borough of Manhattan, in New York City; passed away February 11, 2014 in Sacramento, CA, at the age of 87. Beloved wife of 65 years to Gerald (Jerry) Bergstrom. Wonderful mother of and greatly missed by son Neil Bergstrom and his wife Linda and son Roy Bergstrom. Loving grandmother of and greatly missed by grandchildren Adam Bergstrom, Kristin Bergstrom Sexton and her husband James, Jared Bergstrom and his wife Eryn and their son Jase, and Lisa Bergstrom. Proceeded in death by loving mother Mary Jane Veronica Walsh, father Ira Joseph Brockheimer, and grandparents Patrick Walsh and Ellen (O'Brien) Walsh of Ireland. Muriel was a telephone switchboard operator in New York in the 1940's. She and Jerry met when Jerry returned from World War II. They were married November 18, 1947 and lived in Tuolumne, CA. They later moved around in California, first to Hayward, then Calapella, next Santa Rosa and finally Sacramento, where they lived since 1967. In Sacramento, Muriel worked for the County and retired June 5, 1981. Muriel loved travelling and camping with her husband. She loved her grandchildren and great grandson, cooking, her pets and being with family and friends. She was raised in the Catholic faith and later became a long-time member of the Baptist Church. She will be forever loved and missed by those who knew her.
A viewing will be held Sunday, February 23rd starting at 12:30 PM, at Lind Brothers Funeral Home, 4221 Manzanita Avenue, Carmichael, CA 95608 (916) 482-8080. Services will be held in the chapel at Lind Brothers Funeral Home starting at 1:00 after the viewing. A reception will follow immediately after the service at the nearby Carmichael Elks Lodge, 5631 Cypress Avenue, Carmichael, CA. Burial will be the next day, Monday, February 24th, 12:00 PM, at Carter's Cemetery, 19042 Cemetery Lane, Tuolumne, CA 95379.
Lind Brothers Mortuary
4221 Manzanita Avenue Carmichael, CA 95608
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Feb. 19, 2014