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Edna Marie Berg

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Edna accepted Jesus as Saviour at 13 at Sand Beach Bible Camp. During high school, she experienced revival in Waldheim. After graduating, Edna worked in the Saskatoon sanatorium. Edna and Harold moved to St. Catharines, Ont., then returned to Waldheim in 1953. Edna was treated for TB at the sanatorium. The family moved to Plenty, Sask., in 1960. They joined the Kindersley Gideon Camp in 1963. After settling in Lanigan, Sask., in 1967, Edna played piano for the Philadelphia MB Church choir. She worked at the post office 1972–86. Edna and Harold volunteered with MCC for 2 years in Winnipeg. They spent 3–4 months a year in the 1990s serving Roving Volunteers in Christ’s Service. After moving to Saskatoon in 1992, at Forest Grove Community Church, Edna babysat for Mom’s Club, served the prayer shawl ministry and attended seniors’ events. She was always sewing clothes, knitting sweaters and blankets, crocheting doilies and baking buns. Edna was devoted to her husband and cared for the physical and spiritual wellbeing of each family member. Faith carried her through challenges. Her joy for life and trust in Jesus were an example to follow.

  • Birth: January 22, 1931
  • Birthplace:
    Waldheim, Sask.
  • Death: October 8, 2016
  • Parents:
    Philip & Martha (Friesen) Schultz
  • Married:
    Harold Berg, July 9, 1950 [d. Sept. 20, 2015]
  • Family:
    children Douglas (Lillian), Barb (Niall), Gary (Audrey), 8 grandchildren including Joel [d.]; 10 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers
  • Church:
    Philadelphia MB, Watrous, Sask.; Lanigan (Sask.) Christian; Forest Grove, Saskatoon
  • Baptism:
    Waldheim MB, age 16