Elaine Bergin
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Elaine Bergin

Born: February 17, 1926; Princeton

Died: February 11, 2021; Princeton

Elaine Bergin, 94, of Princeton, passed away on Thursday, Feburary 11, 2021 in Greenfield of Princeton.

Private services in the Chapel of The Fiocchi-Jensen Funeral Home, Princeton, with Pastor Derek Boggs of the Evangelical Covenant Church, Princeton, officiating. Interment will be held in the Oakland Cemetery, Princeton. A Celebration of Elaine's life will be held at a later date.

Private online condolences may be left for her family at www.FiocchiFuneralHomes.com.

Elaine was born on February 17, 1926 in Princeton to James A. and Amy (Jenkins) Davis. She was a graduate of Wyanet High School. She was assistant vice president of new accounts at the First State Bank of Princeton. She married Carl A. Bergin on July 3, 1947 in Chicago. She was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church, Princeton, she volunteered for Mobile Meals at Perry Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed her Tuesday morning coffee group.

She is survived by: her daughter, Marcia (Jack) Kalman of Rock Island; 2 grandchildren, Krista (Dan) Davis and Erik (Erin) Kalman; 3 great grandchildren, Andrew, Sloane and Alex; nieces and nephews; and a special family friend, Janice Wamhoff.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Carl on March 16, 2005; 1 son, Kimball; 3 sisters, Mabel Cass, Norma Stevens and Jane Bacorn; a brother, Jim Davis; and 3 nephews.

Memorials may be directed to the Evangelical Covenant Church, Princeton; or the Friends of Strays.

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Published in News Tribune on Feb. 16, 2021.
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February 24, 2021
Death takes the body. God takes the soul. Our minds holds the memories. Our heart keeps the love. Our faith lets us know we will meet again.
(as E B and Rita are visiting again)
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Frank Bettasso
February 17, 2021
My deepest sympathy to the family, I had the pleasure of meeting and serving Elaine breakfast many Thursday mornings at the Big Apple restaurant. She was a beautiful lady and I enjoyed talking with her. Hugs with prayers
Loni Ness
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