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Gordon Berggren

June 25, 2013 February 15, 2014
Gordon Berggren
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Gordon Lee Berggren, age 79, of Eddyville, IL, passed away February 15, 2014 at home.
Gordon was born September 30, 1934 in Kansas City, MO. His parents were Carl and Ethel (Rust) Berggren. He married Marianne Sippel on November 5, 1955 in Tinley Park, IL; she preceded him in death on June 25, 2013. He was an outdoorsman and avid horseman.  He loved training his horses, dogs and taking care of his horse ranch. He spent many hours riding horses with his children, grandchildren, and his wife Marianne. He was retired from the railroad.
Gordon is survived by his children, Gordon Berggren Jr. of Eddyville, Kathi Worozaken of Chicago, Stephen (Bridget) Berggren of Chebanse, George Berggren of Indiana; grandchildren, Brianne (Chris) Wires, Eric Berggren, Kyle Berggren, Kaylee (Kyle) Gray, Kelsey Berggren, Kenzie Berggren, Brianna Worozaken, Krystina Worozaken, Travis Berggren, Blakelee Berggren; great grandchildren, Ava Mae Wires, Kinley Gray, Rilynn Gray; sister in law, Charlene (Dave) Bergman; brother in law, Alvin (Charlotte) Sippel.
Gordon was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Charles Berggren; daughter-in-law, Gina Berggren; sister in law, Joan Verway
Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Funeral service will be 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2014 at Cotter Funeral Home in Momence, IL. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until time of service on Friday at the funeral home. Interment will follow the funeral service at Momence Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.
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