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Augustana Mourns Loss of Verna Berg '51

Verna Berg '51, longtime secretary to various Augustana College presidents, died Friday, Aug.10, in Milbank, S.D. She was 82.

Berg was born Oct. 3, 1929, at Watertown, S.D., to Gustav "Verner" and Nellie (Gordhamer) Berg. Following high school, she attended Augustana, graduating in 1951. She was then employed as secretary to various Augustana presidents, serving in seven different College administrations. She retired in 1992, after 41 years of service.

Blessed in sharing her life were several cousins and many friends.

Committal services were held on Wednesday, Aug.15.