Lila Berg

January 23, 1919 - February 28, 2018


Visitation: Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-7 p.m., with family present from 5-7 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Service: Funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Canton Lutheran Church Bethlehem Chapel. Private family burial will take place prior to the service.

Berg0001        Lila Berg, age 99, died Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Good Samaritan Village in Sioux Falls, SD.  Funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Canton Lutheran Church Bethlehem Chapel.  Private family burial will take place prior to the service.  Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-7 p.m., with family present from 5-7 p.m., at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.

          Lila was born on January 23, 1919 in Inwood, IA to Iver and Anna (Haugen) Skattebol.  She was baptized at Our Savior’s Lutheran in Inwood.  She married Lloyd Gaylord Berg on September 18, 1937 in Flandreau, SD.  In addition to raising her children, Lila worked at Haisch Pharmacy, Trumm’s, and Molstad Drug.  She was a hard worker who enjoyed bowling,  dancing, and volunteering.  She was a longtime member of Canton Lutheran Church where she served on the altar guild.

          Lila is survived by her 4 daughters, Sharon (Lyle) Schwartz, Canton, SD, Judy (Merlin) Pietz, Parker, SD, Teresa Berg (Pat Putzier), Sioux Falls, SD and Barbara Berg, Sioux Falls, SD; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; along with numerous friends and extended relatives.  She was preceded in death by her parents, sons, Jerry and Lyle, 1 great-grandchild, 5 sisters, and 5 brothers.

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  1. Sympathy to the Berg family. I know how difficult it is to have your mom die. Your mother was a good friend of my mom (Olive Rikansrud) and the two of them worked together on Altar Guild at Canton Lutheran for many years.
    Also, Lyle was a classmate of mine: Canton High 1964
    “Do not grieve that she passed away, but celebrate the days she passed your way”.

    Janis (Rikansrud) Campbell Emmetsburg, IA

  2. You folks are in our thoughts and prayers as you grieve Lila’s death and celebrate her life. You are loved. God bless you all.
    Kathy an Steve Ziebarth

  3. Please accept my most sincere condolences; I know it is difficult losing a Precious Mom. Be comforted that you all were there and took such good care of her.
    May God bless and comfort you all,
    Rhoda Renville

  4. Judy and sisters,
    Your mother has graciously gone to her glory. I will remember her roaming in her wheelchair through the halls of Good Sam and eating eating every thing in front of her. She lived a good life. God bless all of you.

  5. So sorry for your loss. I worked at Molstad Drug as an errand boy when I was in high school. Lila was always so kind to me. A very sweet lady.

  6. So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all. Many memories with your mom. What a sweet lady. Mac and Carol McEntee. Sorry we will not be able to attend.

  7. Our prayers are with you all- So many great memories of a special. kind lady… Another Angel
    Rachel McMurry
    John and Catherine McMurry
    Carla and Doug McMurry-Kozak
    Diane McMurry
    Brent and Suzanne McMurry
    Renee and Brit McMurry-Gilman