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Thelma E. Berg, age 92 of Madison, passed away September 26, 2017 at Rae Ann Nursing Home. She was born June 9, 1925 in Morgantown, West Virginia, to James O. and Mittie C. (Poling) Fortney. Thelma worked in the cafeteria for the Madison School Systems. She was a member of the United Church, Geneva, the Red Hat Society, PACE of Geneva, enjoyed gardening, needle work, and traveling.
Survivors: Children; Sue DeAngelis, Pam (Steve) Cycyk, Debbie (Chuck) Rose, Patrick (Helen) Berg, all of Geneva, Mike (Vickie) Berg of Florida. Grandchildren: Don DeAngelis, Tina (Roy) Kirkingburg, Jim Stroud, Tim (Leann) Stroud, Greg Cycyk, Christine (Sean) Ward, Gannon (April) Berg, Sarah (Nick) Mikash, Chuck (Kate) Rose, Heather (Greg) Geis, Matthew (Kristen) Berg, Jennifer (Joe) Berg, Randal Berg; Several Great-Grandchildren, one Great-Great-Grandchild. Brother; Adrian Fortney, Madison.
Preceded by: Husband George; Parents; Siblings: Howard, Ralph, David, Genevieve Gehring, Sarah Williams, Evelyn Dalin.
Calling Hours: Friday September 29, 2017 from 6-8:00 p.m. at Walker Funeral Home, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.
Funeral Service: September 30, 2017 11:00 a.m. at Funeral Home.
Officiating: Rev. Bryan Manary of The United Church, Geneva.
Interment: Unionville Cemetery, Harpersfield Twp.
Donations may be made to: Grace Hospice 7314 Industrial Park Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060. American Heart & Stroke Association, 1689 E. 115 St., Cleveland, OH 44106. American Diabetes Association, 4500 Rockside Rd., Suite 440, Independence, OH 44131. Alzheimer's Association Cleveland Chapter, P.O. Box 74924, Cleveland, OH 44194.
Published on September 27, 2017
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