Shirley A. Berg
April 29, 1944-November 4, 2021
Shirley Berg, 77, of Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021 at her home at Aperion Care-Arbors of Michigan City.
She was born April 29, 1944 in La Porte, Indiana, the daughter of Lawrence Wright and Jennie (Stenson) Wright.
A lifelong resident of the area, Shirley graduated from La Porte High School. On June 16, 1978, she married Harley Berg, who preceded her in death on August 29, 2007. Shirley retired from Walmart in La Porte after 18 years. Over the course of her life, she enjoyed bowling in leagues, playing Bingo, reading and doing word searches. You might find her at The Blue Chip or Four Winds Casino, playing a little poker, or sitting in her favorite chair, sipping a Pepsi and having a snack cake.
She is survived by her daughter, April (Joe Mark) Kuzmin of Michigan City, IN; son, Kyle (Elisabeth) Berg of La Porte, IN; three grandchildren, Brittany Bogart, Brandy Bogart, Chloe Kuykendall and great-grandchild, Chandler Bogart.
In addition to her husband, Shirley was preceded in death by her parents and her 3 brothers, Melvin, Ken and Charles Wright.
Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 9, 2021 and Wednesday November 10 from 10:00 to 11:00. A Celebration of Shirley's Life will be held at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 with Pastor Bob Vale, 1st United Methodist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at the Carmel Cemetery, LaPorte, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made in Shirley's memory to the Alzheimers Association at alz.org/donate.
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