Iona "Kathy" Berg

January 19, 1943 ~ May 29, 2021 (age 78)

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Iona Katherine “Kathy” Berg, 78 of Irrigon, Oregon passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Saturday morning, May 29, 2021 at Providence St. Vincent Hospital in Portland, Oregon. Kathy was born on January 19, 1943 to Harold and Betty Lou (Neff) Keeler in Port Huron, MI.

She married Per “Pete” Berg on December 17, 1983 in Elma, WA.

She enjoyed playing bingo, watching science fiction movies and spending time with her girlfriend in her coffee club.

She is survived by her husband of 38 years, Per “Pete” Berg of Irrigon; sisters, Doris (John) Huntoon of Port Huron, MI, Kay (Wilfred) Ruck of Port Huron, MI, Sheila Mueller of Naples, FL; brothers, Patrick Keeler of Port Huron, MI and Danny Keeler of Port Huron, MI; children, Kimberley Green of Vandebilt, MI, Cheryl (Mike) Filarski of Irrigon, OR, David J. (Sarah)Green of Glenwood, MN, Patrick (Shannon) Green of Alpena, MI, Michele (Allen) House of Perkinston, MS, Margaret (Jeff) Lawler of Rodchester, MN; 18 grandchildren’ 24 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Betty Lou Keeler; sisters, Ruby (Keeler) McDonald, LouAnne (Keeler) Grimson; grandson, Daniel J. Brookshire and nephew Craig Ruck.

A Celebration of Life ceremony for Kathy will be held at a later time to be announced. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.

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