Gladys Eladore Berge, 87, of Bottineau, formerly of Souris, passed peacefully into eternity with her children by her side on Saturday, Jan. 26, in a Bottineau nursing home. Her funeral will be held Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 11 a.m., in First Lutheran Church, Bottineau. Visitation will be held today, Jan. 29, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau. Burial will be at the Turtle Mountain Cemetery, rural Carbury.
Gladys Berge, a daughter of Ernest and Ella (Billehus) Forsberg, was born April 7, 1925, on the family farm near Carbury. She was reared on the farm and attended country school in the area.
On June 26, 1949, she married Olaf Berge at the Turtle Mountain Lutheran Church near Carbury. They made their home on the Berge family farm. She moved into the Bottineau Good Samaritan Center on Oct. 12, 2010. Olaf passed away on July 20, 2011.
Gladys was a member of the Turtle Mountain Lutheran Church, where she was active in the WELCA and taught Sunday school for many years.
She is survived by: her daughter, DeeAnn and her husband, Vern Notbohm, of Minot; a son, Paul Berge and his wife, Linda, of Souris; grandchildren, Nickolas Notbohm and his wife, Amy, of Minot, and LyNelle and her husband, Trent Sherven, of Ryder; great-grandchildren, Emma and Lydia Eladore Notbohm and Isaac, Ella and Alivia Kate Sherven; stepgrandchildren, Justin Karels, of Hill City, Minn.; Melissa and her husband, Patrick Jonhston, of Grand Rapids, Minn., and Cody Karels, of Grand Rapids, Minn.; stepgreat-grandchildren, Kylie and Kinley Jonhston and Blair Karels; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene and Gordon Forsberg.
Arrangements are with Nero Funeral Home in Bottineau. Friends may sign the online register book at (www.nerofuneralhome.net).