Saline A. “Sally” Berge

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Saline A. “Sally” Berge

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Sally Berge
Sally Berge

Saline A. “Sally” Berge, 98 of Billings, passed away on March 16, 2006 at St. Vincent Healthcare, of natural causes.

Sally was born on October 8, 1907 in Varney, MT to Enoch S. “Ves” and Myrtle Wiles. She graduated from Ennis High School.

Sally started working for the U. S. Department of Defense as a secretary, being transferred around the United States. While with the Army, she met Robert Berge. They were married on November 6, 1943 in Riverside, California. Bob was a school administrator and principal, and his career brought them to Billings from Glendive in the 1961.

Sally was a very active person. She participated in competitive basketball all her life and finally retired from this at the age of 80. At that time she used her talents in baking and cooking for her many friends and family. She was a long time member of Peace Lutheran Church.

Sally is survived by her many nieces and nephews from across the United States. She also leaves behind her dear friend, Nola McCafferty, who has been like a daughter to her form many years. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bob; and all of her 10 siblings.

Cremation has taken place. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., on Thursday, March 23, 2006 at Peace Lutheran Church. A reception will follow the service. Inurnment will be at the Mausoleum at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to Peace Lutheran Church, 1301 Ave. D, Billings, MT 59102.

 

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