Doreen A. Bergstrom

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Doreen A. Bergstrom, 81, of Sheldon passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her family.
Doreen was born September 3, 1932 in Ft. Wayne, IN, the daughter of Arvid and Florence RaskeSheets. She married Paul E. Bergstrom on July 7, 1951 in Orion, IL and he preceded her in death on June 28, 2000.
Survivors include two sons, Greg (Kathy) Bergstrom of Florence, MT and Mark (Crystal) Bergstrom of Milford; two daughters, Paula Bergstrom and Ray Tallent of Marengo, IA and Dawn (Matthew) Short of Sheldon; one sister, Shirley Naseef of Gilman; and two grandchildren, Travis (Jackie) Bergstrom and Jaylan Burton.
Besides her husband, Paul, she was preceded in death by her parents.
Mrs. Bergstrom was a member of United Church of Sheldon. She was a graduate of East Moline High School and enjoyed playing the piano, knitting, (especially socks), and her long-time companion dog, Gallie. Doreen loved peanut butter fudge and was a big Tom Hanks fan.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday April 2, 2014 at Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon. Burial will be in Sheldon Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1:00-2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Knapp Funeral Home in Sheldon.
Memorials may be made to the Sheldon Library or Iroquois Memorial Hospice.
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Published in Times Republic on Apr. 1, 2014