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(September 27, 1825 - March 31, 1917)
The Lusk Herald
April 5, 1917
Anna Anderson Berggren was born in Gefle, Sweden in 1825, and died in Lusk, Wyoming, March 31st, 1917, aged 91 years, 5 months and 4 days.
At the age of sixteen she joined the Lutheran church of which she had since been a member.
In 1852 she was married to Zachariah Berggren. To their union six children were born, of whom two died in infancy. In 1872 her husband died, leaving her the care of her four children. In 1881 she came to Illinois with her children and in 1888 she arrived in Lusk where she continued to reside until the time of her death. In 1897 one of her daughters, Mrs. Lewis Lind, died at the age of thirty-two.
She leaves to mourn her loss, three children, Mrs. Lewis Berggren and Mrs. Edward M. Arnold of Lusk, and a son, Andrew Berggren, whose present address is unknown. She is also survived by three sisters, two living in Sweden and one in Clarence, Mo., and by eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held in St. George's Episcopal church Monday afternoon, interment being in Lusk cemetery.
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